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DVC emerged as a culmination of attempts made over a whole century to control the wild and erratic Damodar River. The valley has been ravaged frequently by floods at varying intensities. Serious floods occurred in 1730, 1823, 1848, 1856, 1882, 1898, 1901, 1916, 1923, 1935 & 1943.The river spans over an area of 25,000 sq. kms covering the states of Bihar (now Jharkhand) & West Bengal. The catastrophe caused by the1943 flood, led to serious public indignation against the Govt…read more
To be a leading integrated power major while discharging mandated responsibilities towards flood control, irrigation, water supply and soil conservation with a firm commitment to the socio-economic development of the Damodar Valley…read more