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Gajod Water Resources Project
Location Vill.: Gajod, Ta.: Bhuj, Dist: Kachchh
Purpose Irrigation
River Nagamati
Area of catchment 167 km2
Mean annual runoff in the catchment -
Mean annual rainfall 331 mm
Year of commencement of construction work 1951
Year of completion 1955
Type Masonry
Bed Rock Basalt
Maximum height above the
lowest point of foundation
14.02  m
Length at the top of the dam 403 m
Total Volume Content:
Concrete 0.000289  Mm3
Masonry -
Earthwork 0.035  Mm3
Area at full reservoir level   2.38 km2
Gross storage capacity 10.68 Mm3
Effective storage capacity   9.86 Mm3
Area under submergence
a) Forest b) Waste land c) Culturable
 a)  Nil b) NA c) 70.78 ha
No. of villages under submergence Nil
Type Ogee
Length 152  m
Energy dissipater Stilling basin
Maximum discharge 1612.39 m3/s
Type, Nos. and  size of gate Ungated
Length of canal 14.33 km
Capacity 0.189 (Left), 0.566 (Right) m3/s
Gross command area 5305 ha
Culturable command area 4228 ha
Villages under command
a) District b) Taluka c) No. of villages
Kachchh Mundra 4
  Total 4
Estimated cost Rs 11.74  lacs

Name of Scheme District Rock type encountered at the dam site
Gajod Kachchh Basalt.
Irrigated Area in Last Five Years :
Year Irrigation Area in ha
2008-09 546
2009-10 1244
2010-11 1043
2011-12 1106
2012-13 200
Name of scheme River Village Taluka Dist. Catchment Area (Sq.Kms) Yield (MCM) Maximum observed flood (Cumecs)
Gujarat Other Maximum Average
Gajod Nagmati Gajod Bhuj Kutch 167.25   4.62 - 995

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)
29/07/1967 90.83 90.83 94.4 95.7 7.71 0.34 7.37 152.44

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)
- Un Gated -   3.98 0.39 6.93 1.33 1955

G.C.A. (Ha) C.C.A. (Ha) Maximum Irrigation
Year Area
4739 4228 - -