Tlawng Dam

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Tlawng Dam
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Location of Tlawng Dam in Mizoram
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Tlawng Dam (India)
Coordinates 23°38′10.77″N092°39′04.38″E / 23.6363250°N 92.6512167°E / 23.6363250; 92.6512167 Coordinates: 23°38′10.77″N092°39′04.38″E / 23.6363250°N 92.6512167°E / 23.6363250; 92.6512167
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Embankment, rock-fill
Impounds Tlawng River
Height123 m (404 ft)
Length245 m (804 ft)
Elevation at crest243 m (797 ft)
Spillway typeChute spillway
Spillway capacity4,825 m3/s (170,393 cu ft/s)
Total capacity42,500,000 m3 (34,455 acre⋅ft)
Active capacity22,680,000 m3 (18,387 acre⋅ft)
Catchment area 925 km2 (357 sq mi)
Normal elevation240 m (787 ft)
Power Station
Turbines2 x 22.5 MW Francis-type
Installed capacity55 MW

Tlawng Dam, is a proposed rock-fill dam on the Tlawng River near Lungleng, 25 km from Aizawl, in the state of Mizoram in India. [1]

Aizawl Capital in Mizoram, India

Aizawl is the capital of the state of Mizoram in India. With a population of 293,416, it is the largest city in the state. It is also the centre of administration containing all the important government offices, state assembly house and civil secretariat. The population of Aizawl strongly reflects the different communities of the ethnic Mizo people. Aizawl has hosted the third edition of Xchange North East Youth NGO summit from October 3rd to 5th, 2018.

Mizoram State in North-east India

Mizoram is a state in northeastern India, with Aizawl as its capital city. The name is derived from "Mizo", the name of the native inhabitants, and "Ram", which means land, and thus Mizoram means "land of the Mizos". Within the northeast region, it is the southernmost landlocked state, sharing borders with three of the Seven Sister States, namely Tripura, Assam and Manipur. The state also shares a 722 kilometre border with the neighbouring countries of Bangladesh and Myanmar.

India Country in South Asia

India, also known as the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh largest country by area and with more than 1.3 billion people, it is the second most populous country and the most populous democracy in the world. Bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal on the southeast, it shares land borders with Pakistan to the west; China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the northeast; and Bangladesh and Myanmar to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka and the Maldives, while its Andaman and Nicobar Islands share a maritime border with Thailand and Indonesia.



A memorandum of understanding was signed between the Mizoram Government and Shyam Century Ferrous on 10 August 2012. [2]

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) is a type of agreement between two (bilateral) or more (multilateral) parties. It expresses a convergence of will between the parties, indicating an intended common line of action. It is often used either in cases where parties do not imply a legal commitment or in situations where the parties cannot create a legally enforceable agreement. It is a more formal alternative to a gentlemen's agreement.

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  1. D. DATTA. "Tlawng HE Report" (PDF). Punjab State Power Corporation. Retrieved 13 August 2012.
  2. Lalfakzuala. "Bairabi Dam Project 80MW leh TLAWNG HEP 55MW TAN MOU ZIAKFEL". DIPR Mizoram. Retrieved 13 August 2012.