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Serlui B Dam

Serlui B Dam
Serlui B Dam is located in India
Serlui B Dam
Location of Serlui B Dam in India
Country India
Location Serlui
Coordinates 24°20′18.18″N 92°46′06.48″E / 24.3383833°N 92.7684667°E / 24.3383833; 92.7684667
Construction began 2003
Opening date 2009
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Embankment, earth-fill
Impounds Serlui River
Height 51 m (167 ft)
Length 293 m (961 ft)
Reservoir
Catchment area 53 Km
Power Station
Turbines 3 x 4 MW
Installed capacity 12 MW

Serlui B dam, is an earthfill and gravity dam on the Serlui river 12 km from Bilkhawthlir Village near the Kolasib district in the state of Mizoram in India.

Technical Features

Serlui B Dam has three units, each with a capacity to generate 4 MW of power . The Dam of the Hydel Project is called an earthen dam. The dam is 51.3 metres high from the river bed, 293 metres long, 8 metres narrow at the top and 394.2 metres wide at the bottom[1].

History

Construction on the dam with 12 MW hydroelectric power station began in 2003 and was completed in 2009 but there were some leakages which delayed commissioning of the Hydel Project.[2]. The Construction of Serlui B dam submerged the village of Builum and they were rehabilitated in Baktawng village. Serlui B Dam has been constructed by Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited and Metallurgical Electrical Consultant India Ltd.

Tourism

Plans were made by the Mizoram Tourism Department to develop tourist infrastructure since the area near the dam is thickly forested with a 53 km scenic lake in the middle of it.[3]. The tourist Lodge is Serlui B Dam was inaugurated on 23rd June 2018.The tourist Lodge building is 367.90 sq.m with a plot are of 2198.81 sq.m a ni a, Facilities include Rooms and Dormitories[4].

Pisciculture

Serlui B Dam is also being developed as a pisciculture center with lakhs of fishes released into the dam in 2009.[5]. The state Government of Mizoram has received over 45 lakhs as revenue for 5 years[6].

References

  1. ^ "Serlui B A Milestone in the Power Sector". easternpanorama.in. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Mizo Villagers Flee as Dam Poses threat". Sinlung. 26 September 2011. Retrieved 8 August 2012.
  3. ^ "SerluiB A Milestone in the Power Sector". Eastern Panorama. 20 October 2010. Archived from the original on 18 February 2013. Retrieved 8 August 2012.
  4. ^ "JOHN ROTLUANGLIANA'N CHENG NUAIH 356.61 A SAK SERLUI "B" TOURIST LODGE A HAWNG". DIPR Mizoram. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  5. ^ Vanglaini. "Sangha chî a kim loin an hralh". Vanglaini.org. Retrieved 11 August 2012.
  6. ^ "2012-13 ah sangha metric ton 5249.295 thar". Vanglaini. Retrieved 14 August 2018.