The Hirakud Scheme conceived by Er. M. Visveswaraya
Agreement on unified development of the Mahanadi valley carried out between the Govt. of Odisha and Eastern states.
Foundation laying ceremony of the Hirakud Dam by Sri Hawthorne Lewis. I.C.S, Govt. of Odisha.
Foundation laid by Sri Jawaharlal Nehru.
Construction of the project commenced.
Aug 1948-Dec. 1949
Preliminary design of Hirakud dam by International
Engineering Co., Danver, USA.
Appointment of Hirakud Control Board.
The presentation of revised estimate amounting to Rs. 70.78
Crores to the Control Board during its 7th Meeting.
Hirakud dam completed.
Irrigation water let out in the right side main canal.(Unit-3,24MW)
First Hydro Power plant commissioned.
The project inaugurated by Sri. Jawaharlal Nehru.
24MW,Unit-4 of Burla P.H. Commissioned
37.5MW,Unit-2 of Burla P.H. Commissioned
37.5MW,Unit-1 of Burla P.H. Commissioned