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Parambikkulam, Coimbatore

Categories: Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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Parambikulam Dam is an embankment dam on the Parambikulam River, Parambikulam located in the Palakkad district in the Western Ghats of Kerala, India, ranks number one in India as well as in the top ten embankment dams in the world in volume in the year 2000.This Dam was built by Thiru.Kamarajar. The dam is operated and maintained by Tamil Nadu but the ownership rests with Kerala, Per the agreement with Tamil Nadu, Kerala was supposed to receive 7.25 TMC feet of water per year from the Parambikulam Aliyar Project of which the Parambikulam Dam is a part. In 2004, Kerala did not receive any water after February 10, resulting in the drying up of paddy in thousands of acres in Chittur taluk. Since this agreement has still not been met as of July 2006, Kerala Water Resources Minister has called for a review of the project agreement.On 17 October 2012, Kerala and Tamil Nadu reached an accord on Parambikulam-Aliyar water.
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  • It was a very unique experience staying in the tented niches offered by the kerala Forest Dept. Place was neat and the bathroom was modern and huge. While entering the Kerala side of the forest, the v...  read more »
  • Hi pals, This time my review on Parambikulam Tiger Reserve which I have been to on 3rd Sep 2016 - operated by Kerala govt. - which is nothing but the topslip. I would say it was a decent experience wi...  read more »
  • We arrived here for a visit, but had to pay for entry into the reserve and into Kerala. We were then advised that we have to go in one of the Forest Department vehicles on a safari. The cost of the sa...  read more »
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