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River Indravati

River Indravati
The river Indravati river of Odisha is a tributary of the Godavari River. It originates from the Eastern Ghats of Dandakaranya range in Kalahandi district and flows in a westerly direction, enters into Jagdalpur district in Chhatisgarh state.  It further traverses in the westerly direction and thereafter in southern direction before finally meeting Godavari River at the border of Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh and Telangana. The river is 535 km long with the total catchment area is 41,655 sq kms.

The river Indravati flows west-ward through the Kalahandi, Nabarangapur and Koraput districts for a length of 164 kms and after forming the boundary between Odisha and Chhattisgarh states for a length of 9.5 kms, enters the Bastar district of Chhattisgarh. The major tributaries of river Indravati are Keshadhara Nalla, Kandabindha Nallah, Chandragiri Nalla, Golagar Nalla, Poragarh Nalla, Kapur Nallah, Muran River, Bangiri Nallah, Telengi Nallah, Parlijori Nallah, Turi Nallah, Chourijori Nallah, Damayanti Sayarh, Kora river, Modang river, Padrikundijori river, Jaura river and Bhaskel river. There are many hydroelectric projects are on the stretch of Indravati River.


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