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Which world record did Polavaram Dam break?

Asked 2019-01-08 15:46:53 by Shreyas Sharma

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Polavaram Dam broke the world record of pouring the largest continuous concrete within 24 hours- i.e., of 32,100 cubic meters of concrete. Therefore, it also gained an entry in Guinness World Records for the largest continuous concrete pour.

Where is Polavaram Dam?

Asked 2019-01-08 15:46:53 by Vihaan Bhatnagar

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Polavaram Dam is being constructed at the Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh in India.

Why is Polavaram Dam constructed?

Asked 2019-01-08 15:46:53 by Arjun Gavde

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Polavaram Dam is touted as the lifeline of Andhra Pradesh and will help the state in its existing water crisis. The project will supply 7.32 tmc of drinking water to Visakhapatnam and 16.12 tmc of water for industrial purposes.

How much has Andhra Pradesh government spent on construction of Polavaram Dam.

Asked 2019-01-08 15:46:53 by Reyansh Pillai

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Andhra Pradesh government has spent a total of Rs. 15, 380.97 crore on the construction of the project.

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