NARMADA BASIN
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NARMADA BASIN

 

          

          The Narmada River, rises in the Amarkantak Plateau of Maikal range in the Shahdol district of Madhya Pradesh at an elevation of 1057 meters above mean sea level at a latitude 22 40' north and a longitude of 81 45' east. The river travels a distance of 1,312 km before it falls into Gulf of Cambay (Khambat) in the Arabian Sea near Bharuch in Gujarat.

          The Narmada basin extends over an area of 98,796 Sq km and Out of the total basin area about 743.88 Sq km which is only 0.75% of the basin are falls in the Chhattisgarh state.

 

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