Project for plenty

India, 1953

Film
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A report on the building of the Hirakud Dam, one of the schemes undertaken by the government of India to develop the country’s potential resources. The film illustrates building activity at the actual dam site and the dykes and canals which are being constructed to harness the waters of the Mahanadi River and bring new highways, bridges, rail-line, electricity, thriving townships and prosperity to a valley and its people.

Credits

director

V.R. Sarma

producer

M Bilavaana

production company

Documentary Films of India

Language

English

Duration

00:10:46:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

27601

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Dams

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Dams - Design and Construction

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industries - India

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → India

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Dams

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Dams

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Community development - India

Places → India

Short films

Short films → Short films - India

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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