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Panam Water Resources Project
Location Vill.: Kel Dezar, Tal: Santrampur Dist.: Panchmahals
Purpose Irrigation, Water Supply, Power Generation & Fisheries
River Panam ( Tributory of Mahi)
Area of catchment 2312 km2
Mean annual runoff in the catchment 26   Mm3
Mean annual rainfall 940  mm
Year of commencement of construction work 1971
Year of completion 1999
Type Masonry
Bed Rock Quartizite & Phyllite
Maximum height above the
lowest point of foundation
56.36 m
Length at the top of the dam 269.45 m
Total Volume Content:
Concrete 0.71 Mm3
Masonry 2.88  Mm3
Earthwork 2.68 Mm3
Area at full reservoir level 89.80 Km2
Gross storage capacity 737.60 Mm3
Effective storage capacity 698.84 Mm3
Area under submergence
a) Forest b) Waste land c) Culturable
 a)  1686 ha b) 2075 ha c) 5229 ha
No. of villages under submergence 6  partial, 36 full
Type Ogee
Length 182.27  m
Energy dissipater Roller Bucker
Maximum discharge 10075  m3/s
Type, Nos. and  size of gate Radial, 10 (14.93.x 11.28m)
Length of canal 99.725 km
Capacity 21.00 m3/s
Gross command area 58273 ha
Culturable command area 36405 ha
Villages under command
a) District b) Taluka c) No. of villages
 Panchmahals Lunavada 47
  Shahera 28
  Godhra 28
  Kalol 16
Vadodara Savali 13
  Total 132
Estimated cost Rs.128.57 Crore.
Expenditure upto March, 1987 Rs .116.50 Crore.

Name of Scheme District Rock type encountered at the dam site
Panam Panchmahals Quartzite and Alternate bands of Quartzite and Mica-schists.
Irrigated Area in Last Five Years
Year Irrigated area in Ha.
2008-09 17223
2009-10 17508
2010-11 21212
2011-12 26667
2012-13 24472

Water Supply (Residential & Industrial)
Godhra City 10.64 M.L.D.
Name of scheme River Village Taluka Dist. Catchment Area (Sq.Kms) Yield (MCM) Maximum observed flood (Cumecs)
Gujarat Other Maximum Average
Panam  Panam  Kel dezar  Santarampur Panchmahal 2288.00 26.00 614.26 602.73 11156.00

Date Crest R.L. (M.) F.R.L. (M) H.F.L. (M) Top of Dam R.L.(M) Gross Capacity at F.R.L. (MCM) Dead storage (MCM) Live storage (MCM) Lenth of Spillway (M)
24/08/1990 116.70 127.41 129.72 131.49 735.80 56.60 679.50 182.30

Type of Spillway Details of Gates Lenth of Auxilary Spillway (M) Left Bank Canal Right Bank Canal Year of Completion
Types Nos. Lenth K.M. Discharge Capacity (Cumecs) Length K.M. Discharge Capacity (Cumecs)
 Ogee Radial 4.93 X 11.00 10   99.73 21.00 0.00 0.00 1999

G.C.A. (Ha) C.C.A. (Ha) Maximum Irrigation
Year Area
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