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Flood History

 

1. Introduction:

              Riverbank erosion during high flood period in the valley is a regular annual feature. Over bank flood due to breaches in the embankment render the fertile cultivable land unsuitable for crop production due to deposition of coarse sand on the surface to a variable depth. As per Assam Government Revenue Dept. records, an area of 6116 hectares of land was affected by soil erosion in Upper Brahmaputra Valley and North Bank Plain zone during 1994.

               Heavy pressure exerted by high floodwater on the embankment wash away the weaker portions of the embankments and inundates the nearby areas with consequent effect of heavy silt and sand deposition on the fertile cultivated fields.

¨      Before 1950 floods occurred in Assam in 1897,1910, 1911, 1915, 1916, 1931, mainly in the north bank of river Brahmaputra

¨      After 1950, floods occurred in Assam in ’54, ’62, ’66, ’72, ’74, ’77, ’78, ’ 84, ’86, ’87, '88, '89, '90, '91, '92, '93, '94, '95, '96, '97, '98, '99, '2000, and is still continuing.

2. The Indian Scenario - A Glimpse

Flood Damages in India 1953-1994

Item

Average

(1953-1994)

Maximum

Area affected (in Million hectares)

7.56

17.5 (1978)

Population affected (in millions)

32.0

70.45 (1978)

Cropped Area affected (In Million Hectares)

3.53

10.15 (1988)

Damage to Houses (in millions)

1.17

3.51 (1978)

Number of Cattle Lost

96,713

6,18,248 (1979)

Number of Human Lives lost

1504

11,316 (1977)

Damage to houses, crops and  public utilities (in Rs. Crores)

982.1

4630.3 (1988)

3. Flood in Assam

A summary of the flood damages in Assam (1953 - 1995)

ITEM

TOTAL

MAXIMUM

·        Area affected (in Million hectares)

41.66

3.82 (1988)

·        Population affected (in millions)

98.10

10.47 (1987)

·        Damage to crops

A)    Area (In Million Hectares)

B)     Cost (in Rupees Crores)

 

5.08

3288.31

 

1.13 (1988)

334.10(1988)

·        Damage to Houses

A)    In numbers

B)     Cost (in Rupees Crores)

 

33,27,189

296.80

 

4,99,835(1988)

103.92(1988)

·        Number of Cattle Lost

4,31,537

1,08,913 (1987)

·        Number of Human Lives lost

1724

226 (1988)

·        Damage to  public utilities (in Rupees Crores)

832.42

225.82 (1988)

Period I: 1950 to 1980 

Floods have been a regular feature during the period 1950 to 1980. Although all data are not available for the period, the following data that could be collected during the study period helps us appreciate the intensity of the damages caused by floods to Assam during these three decades. In certain cases break-ups of the data are not available and hence the figures are put in the manner in which they are available.

During the period 1954-55 to 1968-69,

·        Nos. of eroded villages     :                 2534

·        Nos. of affected families   :                90726

·        Area affected                   :               294421 acres

1953-1978: - total loss of property amounted to 122 crores

In 1964 a Central team commissioned to evaluate the flood situation in Assam reported 6.5 m. (average) sand deposited in the Brahmaputra river bed after studying the entire reach from Sadiya to Dhubri.

Over the years 1970-1979, the loss of property and crop on an average was not less than Rs. 10 crores per annum. In 1972, a significant development was the formation of a "ministers' committee" on flood relief. The year 1978 was relatively flood free. Devastating floods occurred during 1979 & 1980. During 1980, two successive waves of flood occurred, the first in the month of July and the second in August.

Damages caused by floods in Assam (1954 -1970)

 

 

 

1954

1958

1962

1966

1970

1

Area affected (Lakh Hectares)

29.00

12.29

15.95

15.11

7.58

2

Cropped area affected (Lakh Hect.)

3.05

0.25

3.61

3.69

2.26

3

No of villages affected

NA*

NA

NA

NA

NA

4

Population affected (in Lakhs)

13.00

4.04

39.08

36.24

18.91

5

Human Lives lost (Nos.)

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

6

No of cattle lost

8845

419

33845

5099

4711

7

No of houses damaged

NA

2044

44018

213

44281

8

No of houses eroded

NA*

2656

7085

6911

10887

9

Value of crop damaged (in crores)

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

10

Total loss (in crores)

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

(Source: Directorate of Economics and Statistics; Assam)

Damages caused by floods in Assam (1973-1980)

 

 

 

1973

1974

1975

1976

1977

1978

1979

1980

1

Area affected (Lakh Hectares)

10.262

29.00

1.24

14.19

10.24

3.06

6.73

12.40

2

Cropped area affected (Lakh Hect.)

2.94

3.25

0.17

NA

NA

1.18

NA

NA

3

No of villages affected

6710

7558

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

4

Population affected (in Lakhs)

22.09

40.00

2.32

14.63

45.49

9.17

23.51

33.59

5

Human Lives lost (Nos.)

19

40

05

Nil

70

02

29

57

6

No of cattle lost

3159

12715

143

Nil

26707

144

6062

9155

7

No of houses damaged

29596

57700

4865

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

8

No of houses eroded

4060

18364

2314

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

9

Value of crop damaged (in crores)

NA

NA

NA

8.65

26.64

3.93

26.14

32.37

10

Total loss (in crores)

NA

NA

NA

11.98

31.08

4.27

28.16

39.80

(Source: Revenue Department, Govt. of Assam.)

1981 floods: In 1981 a total of three waves of floods occurred.

1984 floods: As many as five successive waves of high flood occurred in the state in the year 1984, which resulted in tremendous loss in terms of lives, property, standing crops, etc. The first flood wave during the year 1984 occurred in the month of May, the second in June, and the third and fourth in July. These waves of flood affected almost the entire plain districts of the state. From the second half of September 1984, another wave of flood of unprecedented magnitude occurred in the state, which badly affected ten districts of the Brahmaputra Valley.

1985 floods: The state suffered another series of floods during 1985. In the Brahmaputra Valley the first wave of flood occurred during June 1985, and the second occurred during July 1985, the first wave of floods affected six districts of the valley while the second wave affected as many as eight districts of the Valley.

 

Damages caused by floods in Assam (1981-1985)

 

 

 

1981

1982

1983

1984

1985

1

Area affected (Lakh Hectares)

4.57

68.85

7.26

15.17

2.74

2

Cropped area affected (Lakh Hect.)

NA

NA

NA

4.9

0.5059

3

No of villages affected

NA
NA
NA
NA
NA

4

Population affected (in Lakhs)

13.58

14.24

22.57

56.83

8.86

5

Human Lives lost (Nos.)

22

16

23

90

23

6

No of cattle lost

99

227

2735

26239

145

7

No of houses damaged

NA

NA

NA

NA

9585

8

No of houses eroded

NA
NA
NA
NA
NA

9

Value of crop damaged (in Rs. crores)

7.01

8.90

14.74

71.23

NA

10

Total loss (in crores)

NA
NA
NA
NA
NA

 (Source: Revenue Department, Govt. of Assam.)

1986 floods: In 1986, the flood situation again was very grim with the water level staying above the Danger Level for 26 days - 6 days in June, 3 days in July, 4 days in August and 9 days in September. Some of the highlights of this year's flood were:

§         On 25th August the water level was 87.09 m.

§         On 15th Sept. the water level was 105.14m (D.L. 104.24 m.) at Dibrugarh.

§         At Jorhat (Neamati) the water level was above the danger level for 26 days.

§         On 16th September at Jorhat (Neamati) the water level was 86.04m (D.L. 85.04m.).

1987 and 1988 floods: Analysis of flood data indicates that the intensity of floods is increasing year after year. The floods occurring in 1987 was so intense that many termed this flood as unprecedented. This year’s flood affected 90 Lakh people in Assam. The floods in 1988 turned out to be even more devastating. This year the water level reached 2.20 m. above the danger level. As much as 4.22 million hectares of land estimating about 28.05% of the total area of the state was affected by flood in 1988 damaging a record cropped area of 1.13 million hectares. As the geographical area of Assam is 754 million hectares, the flood prone area averaged about 40% until 1988, but with the largest flood in 1988, the flood area went up to 62%. However, if the two hill districts, Karbi Anglong and North Cachar are excluded to get approximation of the extent of flood in the plains area of Assam, 77% or over three-fourth of the plains of Assam is flood prone and went under water in 1988.

 

Damages caused by floods in Assam (1986-1993)

 

 

1986

1987

1988

1989

1990

1991

1992

1

Area affected (Lakh Hectares)

4.3

15.3

38.2

6.9

4.88

9.97

2.31

2

Cropped area affected (Lakh Hect.)

2.23

0.99

1.13

0.36

0.207

0.33

0.042

3

No of villages affected

NA

NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA

4

Population affected (in Lakhs)

23.8

104.9

84.10

24.09

16.92

53.07

9.71

5

Human Lives lost (Nos.)

15

127

232

28

28

108

12

6

No of cattle lost

2600

108913

45210

2863

4787

21627

58

7

No of houses damaged

222920

401110

618272

104408

36658

321355

15117

8

No of houses eroded

NA

NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA

9

Value of crop damaged (in Rs. crores)

98.01

139.04

334.10

 

63.70

115.558

17.78

10

Total loss (in Rs. crores)

204.60

346.60

663.84

 

74.58

191.15

26.56

 (Source: Girin Chetia: Magnitude of the problem of flood in Assam and its trend. In: PLAVAN, Vol IV, June, 1999.)

1997 Floods: As usual Assam experienced a series of devastating floods during the year under report from the first week of June 1997 which continued till September 1997. Available information relating to flood damage reveals that altogether 5408 Nos. of villages of the state covering an area of about 7.53 Lakh Hectares were affected by the Floods during 1997. The cropped area affected was 1.03 Lakh Hectares while population affected numbered 27.51 Lakhs. It also claimed 28 human lives and 1961 Nos. of livestock. Houses damaged was reported to be 18104 Nos. The value of crops lost and houses damaged by the flood during 1997 has been estimated at Rs. 19.46 crores and Rs. 9.98 crores respectively. The damages to public utilities have been estimated at Rs. 6.92 crores. Moreover the floods also caused heavy soil erosion in the riverine areas of different districts of the Brahmaputra Valley. The worst affected areas due to soil erosion were North Lakhimpur (31235 Hectares), Darrang (9877 Hectares), Hailakandi (3404 Hectares), Nalbari (1402 Hectares), Cachar (1818 Hectares), Dhubri (599 Hectares), Bokakhat (404 Hectares), Dhemaji (206 Hectares), Hatsingimari (189 Hectares), Kamrup (133 Hectares), Goalpara (69 Hectares) and Majuli (15 Hectares).

1998 Floods: During the year the flood situation in Assam further aggravated the economy, throwing lives out of gear in as many as 21 districts of the state starting from 10th June 1998, the devastation of floods continued upto 15th September 1998 without any respite. Except the two hill districts of the state almost all districts of both the Brahmaputra and the Barak Valleys were subjected to heavy floods during the year. The available information relating to flood damage reveals that altogether 7740 Nos. of villages of the state covering an area of about 13.2 Lakh Hectares were affected by the floods during 1998. The floods of 1998 also caused heavy soil erosion and the total area eroded during 1998 was estimated at 5634.22 Hectares of land. The worst affected areas due to soil erosion were Sonitpur (1109 Hectares), South Solmara (511 Hectares), North Lakhimpur (368 Hectares), Barpeta (257 Hectares), Kamrup (489 Hectares), Morigaon (995 Hectares), Bilasipara (167 Hectares), Jonai (72 Hectares), Bijni (57 Hectares), Tinsukia (Hectares) and Goalpara (46 Hectares).

Damages caused by floods in Assam in 1994-1999:

 

 

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

1

Area affected (Lakh Hectares)

0.53

7.23

10.01

7.53

9.66

2.23

2

Cropped area affected (Lakh Hect.)

2.50

3.99

2.46

1.03

2.89

NA

3

No of villages affected

711

7998

4797

5408

5298

1503

4

Population affected (in Nos.)

NA

5599

3077

2751

4710

890648

5

Human Lives lost (Nos.)

7

74

42

28

102

3

6

No of cattle lost

95

6087

3000

1961

7749

992

7

No of houses damaged

2557

199157

27539

18104

29791

NA

8

No of houses eroded

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

9

Value of crop damaged (in Rs. crores)

NA

NA

NA

19.46

463.30

50.46

10

Total loss (in crores)

NA

NA

NA

29.44

496.95

51.95


(Source: Flood Control Department of Assam, Ghy.)

Source: Assam Govt. Annual Report on Flood Hazard)

The per annum area affected by flood and annual average cropped area affected shows an increasing trend from 1950. During 1988-89, it was as high as 98% of the total flood damages. Analysis of data on the extent of area affected by flood in Assam further reveals (1952-1993) three yearly cycles, indicating the severity of flood after the third year.

2000 floods: In the year 2000 too, as in previous years, the state had to incur the wrath of the floodwaters. A detailed description of the scenario is given below:

First spate of flood (11th June):

Damage in Arunachal Pradesh:

¨      15 people died in Siang, Pasighat and Yinkiong of Arunachal Pradesh

¨      3000 families heavily affected

¨      5000 families rendered homeless in Upper Siang, East Siang, Pasighat, Yinkiong, Panggin, Sakopo

¨      Bridge washed away at Nabagiri (Upper Siang, Diet Dime (Siang), East Siang

Damage in Assam:

¨      Erosion started along Brahmaputra Right bank from Oiramguri Ghat to Jonaimukh about 30 Km. in length. Villages affected: Mazgaon, Nalanipam, Kerker, Bogoritoli, Bholukaguri, Kutumgaon, Bera Mazgaon, Mechgaon, Tinmileghat, Luitpur Deuri, Tarimazgaon, Raibasti, Berachapori, Machowa camp, Pova, Haripur Mishing, Haripur Deuri, Roktebogori, etc.

Second spate of flood (23rd June):

Damage in Assam:

¨      From Government sources in newspaper:

Ψ      447000 people affected in 12 districts

Ψ      27608 hectare land affected

Ψ      11200 hectare cropped area affected 

Total 26 GPs, 226 villages, 6288 families, 38118 persons, 6217 livestocks were affected.

¨      Breaches:

Ψ      Kathalguri: 1Km.

Ψ      Bhangidiya: 300 m

Ψ      Borchapori: 1Km.

¨      Gai-Brahmaputra flood:

Ψ      Affected GPs: Sissiborgaon, Ujoni Sissi tongani, Madhya Sissi tongani, Namoni Sissi Tongani, Borlung, Muktiyar and Akajan GP (Total = 120 villages)

  

¨      Jiadhal, Kumotiya flood:

Ψ      Affected GPs: Moridhal, Jiadhal, Samarajan, Narua Than, Ajuha, Ghaguha, (Total = 31 villages)

 

¨      Gai-Korha-Brahmaputra flood:

Ψ      Affected GPs: Jorkata, Sissimukh and Benganagora (Total = 25 villages)

 

¨      Subansiri flood:

Ψ      2000 persons in 22 villages affected

 

¨      2nd July 2000: Dhemaji district authorities declared that 172998 persons of 380 villages were affected, the break up being 105335 persons in 205 villages of Jonai Sub-division and 67663 persons in 175 villages of Dhemaji sub-division.

 

Third spate of flood (5th August):

Ψ      8 people died – Bijoy Chutiya in Bhebeligaon

Ψ      20 Lakh people affected

Ψ      65 villages in Dhemaji sub-division.

¨      Damage in Jonai Sub-division:

Ψ      Agriculture: Rs. 1.5 crores

o 2237 hectares Ahu o 529 hectares Sali o 19.8 hectares Jute o 2.5 hectares Sugarcane o 104 hectares vegetables o 14 hectares horticulture

Ψ      Road and Bridges (PWD): Rs. 44 Lakhs

Ψ      Road and Bridges (National Highway 52): Rs. 30 Lakhs

Ψ      Livestock: Rs. 8 Lakh (6000 Nos.)

o 2868 cows o 1104 buffaloes o 500 goats o 270 pigs o 1172 poultry o 595 ducks

Total estimated damage: 2 crores and 32 Lakhs.

Flood level in the Brahmaputra River at different dates and places in 2000

STATIONS

12 JUNE

13 JUNE

22 JUNE

23 JUNE

24 JUNE

25 JUNE

27 JUNE

PASIGHAT

M: 152.5 cm above DL

E: 152.7 cm above DL

M: 152.5 cm above DL

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

DIBRUGARH

M: 104.6 cm above DL

E: 104.22 cm above DL

M: 104.6 cm above DL

138 cm above DL (at 7 am)

140 cm above DL

157 cm above DL

132 cm above DL

77 cm above DL

SALAGHAT

M: 126.23 cm above DL

E: 126.23 cm above DL

M: 126.12 cm above DL

NA

NA

168 cm above DL

40 cm above DL

NA

TEZPUR

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

31 cm above DL

GUWAHATI

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

18 cm above DL

GOALPARA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

114 cm above DL

DHUBRI

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

90 cm above DL

Maximum damage caused by floods in Assam

Sl.

No.

Headings

Unit

Maximum effect (year)

Average

1

Flood affected area

Hectare

3.28 (1988)

0.954

2

Cropped area affected

Hectare

1.13 (1988)

0.226

3

Damage to crops

Rs. Crores

334.10 (1988)

27.65

4

Total damage (crops, houses, public utilities)

Rs. Crores

663.84 (1988)

55.20

5

Lives lost

Numbers

232 (1988)

38

(Source: Patra and Kalita; Flood of Upper Brahmaputra Basin is an International Problem. In: PLAVAN, Vol-IV, June, 1999)

Average values of damages caused by floods in Assam

Headings

Area affected (m. ha.)

Cropped area affected

(m. ha.)

Damage to houses (nos.)

Damage to pubic utilities (Rs. In Crores)

Total damage (Rs. in crores)

(a)    Average values for the period 1953-82 excluding years of high floods

0.582

0.118

5296

1.075

8.167

(b) Average value for 7 years of high floods for the period 1953-82 (1953,’55, ’62, ’66, ’73, ’77 & ’80)

1.853

0.31

27738

2.185

21.387

(c) Average value for 5 years for the period of 1985-90 excluding high flood years as in (b).

0.604

0.22

122477

85.70

139.74

(d) Average value for 3 years for the period 1983-90 (1984, ’87, ’88)

2.29

0.87

396061

119.65

353.75

(Source: Patra and Kalita, Flood of Upper Brahmaputra Basin is an International Problem. In: PLAVAN, Vol-IV, June, 1999)

4. DISTRICT-WISE DATA FOR FEW YEARS                                                                            

Flood Damage in different districts of Assam (1974)

District (1974)

Total Area Affected

(in sq. km)

Cropped Area Affected

(in Lakh Hect)

No of houses damaged

Population Affected

(in thousands)

Human lives lost (nos.)

Goalpara

5000

0.90

14889

900

1

Kamrup

4800

1.20

26486

725

12

Darrang

4000

0.31

1138

300

1

Nagaon

3500

0.48

2320

650

18

Sibsagar

4500

0.32

4718

550

3

Dibrugarh

2000

0.02

34

75

1

Lakhimpur

3000

0.06

941

375

2

Cachar

2000

0.12

6737

400

1

Mikir Hills

200

0.02

150

25

1

Flood Damage in different districts of Assam (1997 - 1999)       

 


 

District-wise damage data for the year 2000

Districts

Nos. of vill. affected

Area affected in hac.

Cropped area affected in hac

Popln. Affected in nos.

Nos. of houses damaged

Nos. of cattle lost

Nos. of lives lost

Dhubri

625

131400

31090

800

10021

110

3

Kokrajhar

35

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

Bongaigaon

58

3980

NA

53

NA

NA

2

Goalpara

265

53168

NA

400

NA

NA

NA

Barpeta

142

95100

35000

210

NA

NA

3

Nalbari

247

NA

NA

257

NA

NA

1

Kamrup

329

65931

3500

377

NA

NA

9

Darrang

131

20302

9533

178

105

1500

1

Sonitpur

330

43282

7175

241

5000

3100

10

Lakhimpur

821

149765

112856

581

3938

775

18

Dhemaji

810

103601

28084

306

3200

578

29

Morigaon

30

NA

NA

NA

58

NA

NA

Golaghat

156

93238

18337

174

NA

566

5

Jorhat

415

92559

20497

287

7056

1000

5

Sibsagar

153

45433

NA

209

79

NA

4

Dibrugarh

123

11000

NA

112

NA

20

NA

Tinsukia

61

4933

NA

29

81

NA

NA

Nagaon

30

NA

NA

NA

253

NA

1

Karbi Anglong

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

N.C.Cachar

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

8

Karimgang

65

1900

NA

8

NA

NA

1

Hailakandi

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

Cachar

115

10000

3508

23

NA

NA

2

Total

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Source: Revenue Department, Govt. of Assam)

Damages in North Lakhimpur sub-div. (in undivided Lakhimpur district) due to flood: (A)

Year

Affected area (sq.miles)

Nos. of vills. affected

Affected popln

(in nos.)

No. of damaged houses and their approx. values

(In Rs.)

Nos. of families affected

Loss of livestock (in nos.) and their approx. values

(In Rs.)

’63-’64

684

356

65910

147 (38000)

NA

NA

’64-’65

616

369

54300

1589 (96000)

NA

6 (400)

’65-’66

463

318

5737

NA

NA

NA

’66-’67

483

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

’67-’68

*

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

*Damage in the N. Lakhimpur sub-div. in the year was negligible – only the riverine areas of river Brahmaputra were affected.

 

 (B)  

Damages to crops:

’63-’64

’64-’65           

’65-’66

’66-’67

’67-’68

1. Paddy(in acres)

    Paddy(in maunds)*
    Paddy value(in Rs.)

4160

3403580

17724

5234

NA

60000

2990396

86910

45340

NA

352400

2393321

6165200

90680

NA

2. Jute(in acres)

    Jute (in maunds)*
    Jute value (in Rs.)

107

113.98

2774

13

NA

200

3390

584

20

NA

40940

67840

157300

520

NA

3. Sugar cane(in acres)

    Sugar cane (in maunds ) *

    Sugar cane value (in Rs.)

64

2120

2120

21

NA

2945

2150

2190

42

NA

176700

27200

27300

168

NA

* I maund = 40 kg.

 (C)  

Erosion:

’63-’64

’64-’66

’65-’66

’66-’67

’67-’68

Area eroded(in acres)

479

3033

213

212

 

Nos. of vill. Affected

22

11

13

NA

 

Nos. of families affected

116

228

90

NA

 

Loss of property (in Rs.)

46800

15700

217200

NA

 

(Source: District Gazetteer of Lakhimpur District 1971.)

5. BLOCK-WISE DATA IN DHEMAJI COLLECTED OVER A FEW YEARS            

SN

BLOCKS

DISTANCE

 (in Km) from RVC Akajan

TOTAL VILLAGES

FLOOD AFFECTED VILLAGES

1997

1998

1999

Total

 

1

Bordoloni

50

174

31

18%

38

22%

0

-

69

2

Dhemaji

30

242

135

56%

0

-

106

44%

241

3

Sissi Borgaon

15

380

116

31%

264

69%

71

19%

451

4

Machkhowa

45

51

66

 

51

100%

0

-

117

5

Jonai

60

174

0

-

136

78%

0

-

136

Total

   1021

355

35%

451

44%

177

17%

1014

Achievements

Work undertaken by Brahmaputra F.C. Commission in Brahmaputra Valley (1976-2000):

 

Unit

Upto 76-77

Upto 79-80

Upto 84-85

Upto 96-97

Upto 98

Upto 2000

Embankment constructed & R/S work

Km.

3131/692

3262/692

3433/1086

4448

4450.5

4454.3

Anti-Erosion & Town Protection work

Nos.

/32

50/32

236

629

643

657

Construction of drainage channels

Km.

464

464

494

850.69

850.69

850.69

Sluices

Nos.

368

368

50

85

85

85

Benefited Area

L. Ha

NA

13.90

13.27

16.147

16.150

16.159

 (Source: Flood Control Department, Assam, Guwahati)

The following table gives some details of Dhemaji Flood Control Department schemes

Name of embankments

Length (in km)

Year of construction

Dhakuakhana-Korha bund

19.00

1952-53

Tenga-am-Ghilamara bund on L/B of Sampara

13.50

1952-53

Deorighat-Sissikalghar bund of Brahmaputra

27.15

1954-55

Rly. Line Gohaingaon bund on North bank of Kumotiya

7.59

1954-55

Rly line bund from L/S of Jiyadhal embkt to Tinigharia

6.23

1954-55

Sissikalghar bund from Moridhal to Charikaria

29.29

1954-55

Dizmore-Sonarigaon bund from Brahmaputra embkt.

23.18

1955-56

Sissikalghar-Tekeliphuta bund from Brahmaputra embkt.

27.15

1955-56

Boginadi-Gogamukh bund  from Subansiri embkt.

2.50

1957-58

Subansiri-Samparaghat-Jengraimukh bund

10.00

1962-63

Gainadi upstream bund

3.30

1963-64

Gogamukh-Samparaghat bund from subansiri

32.50

1965-66

Jengraimukh-Selamukh bund from Subansiri

6.75

1967-68

Baan Pratirodh Jiyadhal bund

5.12

1975-76

Baruati bund from upstream of Gainadi

6.60

1975-76

Rly bund from upstream of Gainadi

7.00

1975-76

Gurorthali bund on the North Bank of Kumotiya.

3.00

1978-79

Sampara PWD road bund

3.65

1978-79

Rly line Nilakh bund from upstream of Gainadi

3.00

1978-79

Bahir Silley bund (Part-I) from Leku CPWD bridge.

5.05

1984-85

Tinigharia bund (Part-I) from Jiyadhal embkt

5.00

1984-85

Bahir Silley bund (Part-II) from Leku CPWD bridge.

3.05

1987-88

 

Prepared by

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Akajan, Dhemaji

Ph:- 03753-246306, 246436

FAX:- 245758

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