The Indira Sagar Power Station is located at Narmada Nagar, which is about 10 km. from Punasa village situated in Khandwa district of Madhya Pradesh. The dam site lies on longitude 760 28’ E and latitude 220 17’ N. Indira Sagar Project is connected by all weather road from Distt. Headquarters at Khandwa as well as other places like Indore and State Capital Bhopal. After railway diversion, the nearest railhead for Project is Talwadiya Railway Station, which lies between Bhusawal – Itarsi broad gauge section of West-Central Railway. The details of the places of importance in the vicinity of Project and its distance by road are as under: -
||NEAREST RAIL HEAD (BROAD GAUGE)
||Nearly 50 KMS.
||NEAREST RAIL HEAD (METER GAUGE)
The project mainly comprises of a sub-surface power house on the right bank with installed capacity (1000 MW) of 8 units of 125 MW each. All the eight units of 125MW capacity each have been commissioned and are in operation. The sole beneficiary of this generating station is the State of Madhya Pradesh. The work of construction of canals is in progress under control of NVDA (GoMP).