The ancient name of Chambal was “Charmanvati”. Meaning of Charmanvati is the river on whose banks leather is dried.
- Located in the eastern Rajasthan.
- Its origin lies at a height of 843m
The mean annual rainfall over chambal basin is computed as 797mm, of which 93% falls in the monsoon season.
Chambal Valley Projects
- Gandhi Sagar Dam
- Rana Pratap Sagar Dam
- Jawahar Sagar Dam
- Kota Barrage
Tributaries of chambal river
1. Right Main Canal- 372km long(124km in Rajasthan and rest in MP).
1.Rana Pratap Sagar Dam- 65,657ha in MP and 43,082ha in Rajasthan.
National Chambal Wildlife Sanctuary
Recommendations With Respect To Hydrology