Mahanadi : Maikala ranges of Madhya Pradesh – east-flowing – 857 km – lb, Tel, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha- Bay of Bengal.
Godavari : Nasik district of Maharashtra – east-flowing – 1465 km – Indravathi, Sabari – Maharashtra, Telengana, Andhra Pradesh- Bay of Bengal.
Krishna : Mahabaleswar hills in Maharashtra- east flowing – 1400km, – Bhima, Tungabhadra- Maharashtra, Karnataka, Telengana, Andhra Pradesh – Bay of Bengal.
Kaveri : Brahmagiri hills is Karnataka – east flowing – 800km – Kabani, Amaravathi – Karnataka, Tamil Nadu – Bay of Bengal.
Narmada : Maikala ranges of Chhattisgarh – west flowing – 1312km – Hiran, Banjan- Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, GujaratArabian Sea.
Tapti : Muntai plateau in Madhya Pradesh – west flowing – 724 km – Anar, Gima- Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat – Arabian Sea.