(Last Updated on : 26-06-2019)
Tributaries of River Godavari
can be classified as the left bank tributaries which include the Purna, Pranhita, Indravati and Sabari River and the right bank tributaries Pravara, Manjira and Manair River. The left bank coverings nearly 59.7 percent of the total catchment area of the basin and the right bank tributaries contribute 16.1 percent of the basin. The Tributaries of River Godavari are responsible for the supply of water in the states of Andhra Pradesh
Some of the Tributaries of River Godavari are the following:
: Pravara River is the smallest tributary of Godavari River. It is the only tributary of Godavari which originates in the Western Ghats
in Maharashtra. The Bhandardara Dam
is constructed across this river forming the Arthur Lake.
: The Indravati River is a tributary of the Godavari River, located in central India. The river rises in the Eastern Ghats
and flows westwards to join the Godavari, thus forming the boundary between Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh states at some places. Most of the river course of Indravati is through dense forests
Pranhita River flows on the edge of Gadchiroli district
in Maharashtra and Adilabad district
in Andhra Pradesh. The name Pranhita is derived from the nature of combined flow of the rivers Penganga
and Wainganga. The river then flows up to Sironcha. The river finally empties into the Godavari River, near Sironcha in Maharashtra.
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Purna River is a major left-bank tributary of Godavari River originating in the Ajanta Range of hills in Aurangabad District
, Maharashtra. It is a prime river
in the Marathwada region of Maharashtra running for about 373 km before it confluences with Godavari River south of Purna city in the Parbhani district
: The Wainganga River originates from Mundara village
of Seoni district
in the southern slopes of the Satpura Range
of Madhya Pradesh
, and flows through Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra in a very meandering course of roughly 360 miles.
: Manjira River is a tributary of Godavari River and a significant river in the Indian state
of Andhra Pradesh. Nizam Sagar Dam
was constructed across the Manjira River between Achampet and Banjapalle villages of the Nizamabad district
in Andhra Pradesh.
: The Kinnerasani River is one of the important tributaries of Godavari. The scenic beauty of the course along Kinnerasani River is eye catching and panoramic. The Kinnerasani Dam provides water at Palvoncha for power
generation and also for irrigation
facilities to the nearby farmers through lift irrigation.
: The Sabari River is one of the significant tributaries of Godavari, flowing in Chhattisgarh. It originates from the western slopes of Eastern Ghats in Odisha from Sinkaram hill ranges. It is also known as Kolab River