The Indian rivers are the principal source of water for country’s human life, agriculture and industry. These Rivers have been described as lifeline of our country and plays a vital role in the Indian economy. Further more, these rivers have a significant contribution towards waterway transportation and Hydro electric power generation. Based on source of origin, Indian rivers are divided into two types – Himalayan Rivers and Peninsular Rivers. The Major rivers of India are the Indus, Ganges, Yamuna, Mahanadi, Godavari, Krishna, Kaveri and Narmada.