Techincal Campus, School of Engineering, Kalamassery, Ernakulam, Kochi, Kerala, India

Industrial Visit to Idukki Hydro Electric Project

The fourth semester B.Tech Civil Engineering students visited Idukki Hydro Electric Project area on 28th February 2015. Students had the opportunity to have a detailed view of the massive structures of Cheruthoni dam and Idukki dam which are the predominant components of the Idukki Hydroelectric project. The Idukki dam is a parabolic double curvature thin arch dam and hails as a prestigious project of KSEB, Kerala. The dam was commissioned on 12th February 1976, with the title as one of the highest arch dams in Asia. Students were highly benefitted from the visit by closely experiencing the features of an exceptional civil engineering marvel.

Idukki dam

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