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List of Important Dams in India state wise pdf

Major Dams in India pdf> In this post we are providing you some important names of dams state wise in India. Remembering these dams as a general knowledge (gk) format is very useful for any kind of competitive examinations in India. In every exams, it is possible that at least one or two questions may come in your exam. So If you are preparing for IAS, UPSC prelims, SSC, CGL, ChSL, MTS or Railway exam, defense exams, CDS, Tax dept and Insurance related exams then this post is going to be very helpful.

The biggest Dam in India is Tehri Dam located in Uttarakhand (height: 261 meter)
Bhakra Nangal Dam located at Himachal Pradesh is the second largest dam in Asia

Important Dams in Andhra Pradesh


# Srisailam Dam

River: Krishna River

Location: Kurnool ‎district, Andhra Pradesh

Built in: 1981

Spillway capacity: 38369 cumecs

Water holding capacity: 178.74 Tmcft

# Kalyani Dam

River: Swarnamukhi River

Location: Tirupati (Chittoor Dist)

Built in: 1977

Water Holding Capacity: 25 million cubic meters

# Veligallu Dam

River: Papagni River

Location: Galiveedu (kadappa Dist)

Built in: 2002

Water Holding Capacity: 4.64 Tmcft

# Somasila Dam

River: Penna River

Location: Somasila (Nellore dist)

Opening date‎: ‎1989

Water Holding Capacity: 75 tmcft.

# Kandaleru Dam

River: Kandaleru River

Location: Rapur Mandal (Nellore Dist)

Built in: 2017

Water Holding Capacity: 5.12 tmcft


List of Important Dams in Arunachal Pradesh


# Subansiri Dam

River: Subansiri River

Location: Lower Subansiri dist

Built in: 2008

Water Holding Capacity: 3,000 million cubic feet

Spillway capacity: 37,500 m3/s

# Ranganadi Dam

River: Ranganadi River

Location: Lower Subansiri district

Built in: 2001

Water Holding Capacity: 523,000,000 m3


List of Important Dams in Bihar


# Nagi Dam

River: Nagi River

Location: Jamui District

Built in: 2014

# Durgawati Dam

River: Durgawati River

Location: Bhabhua (Kaimur Dist)

Built in: 2014

# Chandan Dam

River: Chandan River

Location: Banka Dist


List of Important Dams in Chhattisgarh


# Kutaghat Dam

River: Kharang River

Location: Bilaspur Dist

Built in: 1926

# Gangrel Dam

River: Mahanadi River

Location: Dhamtari Dist

Built in: 1979

Water Holding Capacity: 1,776,000 m3

Spillway capacity: 17,230 m3/s

# Minimata (Hasdeo) Bango Dam

River: Hasdeo River

Location: Korba Dist

Constructed in: 1962

Water Holding Capacity: 3,045 million m3

# Dudhawa Dam

River: Mahanadi River

Location: Dhamtari Dist

Opening date: 1963-64


List of Important Dams in Gujarat


# Sardar Sarovar Dam

River: Narmada River

Location: Navagam, Tapi district

Opening Date: 17 September 2017

Water Holding Capacity: 5.8 km3

Spillway capacity: 84,949 m3/s

# Ukai Dam

River: Tapti River

Location: Surat district and Tapi district

Built in: 1971

Water Holding Capacity: 7,414 m3

Spillway capacity: 46,269 m3/s

# Dantiwada Dam

River: Banas River

Location: Banaskantha district

Opening date: 1965

Water Holding Capacity: 464 Mm3

Spillway capacity: 7504 m3/s

# Kamleshwar Dam

River: Hiran River

Location: Junagadh district

Opening date: 1959

Water Holding Capacity: 447,000 m3

# Kandana Dam

River: Mahi River

Location: Mahisagar district

Opening date: 1989

Water Holding Capacity: 1,203,000,000 m3


List of Important Dams in Punjab


# Bhakra Nangal Dam

River: Sutlej River

Location: Rupnagar

Opening date: 1963

Water Holding Capacity: 9.340 km3

# Ranjit Sagar (Thein) Dam

River: Ravi River

Location: Gurdaspur

Built in: 2001

Water Holding Capacity: 3,280,000,000 m3

Spillway capacity: 24,600 m3/s


List of Important in Himachal Pradesh


# Chamera Dam

River: Ravi River

Location: Chamba district

Built in: 2010

Water Holding Capacity: 110 MCN

# Maharana Pratap Sagar Dam

River: Beas River

Location: Kangra district

Built in: 1975

Water Holding Capacity: 8,570 million cubic metres

# Pandoh Dam

River: Beas River

Location: Mandi district

Opening date: 1977

Water Holding Capacity: 1,580,000 m3

Spillway capacity: 9,940 m3/s


List of Important Dams in Jammu & Kashmir


# Uri Dam

River: Jhelum River

Location: Baramulla district

Built in: 1989

# Shahpurkandi Dam

River: Ravi River

Location: Pathankot district

Built in: 2014

# Baglihar Dam

River: Chenab River

Location: Ramban district

Opening date: 2008

Water Holding Capacity: 32,560,000 m3

Spillway capacity: 16,500 m3/s


List of Important Dams in Jharkhand


# Panchet Dam

River: Damodar River

Location: Dhanbad district

Built in: 1959

Water Holding Capacity: 1497.5 million m3

Spillway capacity: 17853 m³/s

# Konar Dam

River: Konar River

Location: Hazaribagh District, Jharkhand

Built in: 1955

# Tenughat Dam

River: Damodar River

Location: Bokaro district

Built in: 1974

Water Holding Capacity: 6,300 AC feet


List of Important dams in Karnataka


# Linganamakki Dam

River: Sharavathi

Location: Shimoga district

Built in: 1964

Water Holding Capacity:  4.45 km3

# Supa Dam

River: The Kali River

Location: Uttara Kannada district

Built in: 1987

Water Holding Capacity: 4.20 km3

# Tungabhadra Dam

River: Tungabhadra River

Location: Ballari district

Built in: 1953

Water Holding Capacity: 3.75  km3

# Almatti Dam

River: Krishna

Location: Bijapur district

Built in: 1999

Water Holding Capacity: 3.50 km3

# Bhadra Dam

River: Bhadra river

Location: Chikkamagaluru district

Built in: 1965

Water Holding Capacity: 2.02 km3

# Raja Lakhamagowda dam

River: Ghataprabha river

Location: Belgaum district

Built in: 1977

Water Holding Capacity: 1.45 km3


List of Important Dams in Kerala


# Chimmony Dam

River: Kurumali River

Location:  Thrissur district

Built in: 1996

# Idukki Dam

River: Periyar River

Location: Idukki district

Built in: 1973

Water Holding Capacity: 1,460×106 m3

# Thenmala Dam

River: Kallada River

Location: Kollam city

Built in: 1986

Water Holding Capacity: 507,000,000 m3

# Malampuzha Dam

River: Bharathapuzha River

Location: Palakkad city

Built in: 1955

Water Holding Capacity: 226 Mm3

# Kakki Dam

River: Pamba River

Location: Pathanamthitta district

Built in: 1966

Water Holding Capacity: 0.46 km3


List of Important Dams in Madhya Pradesh


# Bansagar Dam

River: Son

Location: Shahdol district

Built in: 2006

Water Holding Capacity: 5.41 km3

# Bargi Dam

River: Narmada River

Location: Jabalpur District

Built in: 1988

# Indirasagar Dam

River: Narmada River

Location: Khandwa district

Built in: 2005

Water Holding Capacity: 9.47 KM3

# Gandhi Sagar Dam

River: Chambal

Location: Mandsaur District,

Built in: 1960

Water Holding Capacity: 7.31 KM3

# Omkareshwar Dam

River: Narmada River

Location: Khandwa district,

Built in: 2007

Water Holding Capacity: 27,877 m3

# Kolar Dam

River: Kolar river

Location: Nagpur district

Built in: 1984

Water Holding Capacity: 1,084 km3

# Barna Dam

River: Barna River

Location: Raisen district

Built in: 1978

Water Holding Capacity: 0.45 km3


List of Important Dams in Maharastra


# Hetwane Dam

River: Bhogeshwari

Location: Raigad district

Built in: 2000

Water Holding Capacity: 137,625 km3

# Jayakwadi Dam

River: Godavari river

Location: Aurangabad and Jalna district

Built in: 1976

Water Holding Capacity: 3 km3

# Gose Khurd Dam

River: Wainganga

Location: Bhandara District

Built in: 1984

Water Holding Capacity: 740×106 m3

# Bhatsa Dam

River: Bhatsa river

Location: Thane district

Built in: 1983

Water Holding Capacity: 9.42 km3

# Mahamadwadi Dam

River: Gad river

Location: Sindhudurg district

Built in: 2012

Water Holding Capacity: 9.1 km3

# Veer Baaji Pasalkar Dam or Varasgaon Dam

River: Mosi river

Location: Pune city

Built in: 1976


List of Important Dams in Odisha


# Hirakud Dam

River: Mahanadi River

Location: Sambalpur city

Built in: 1957

Water Holding Capacity: 5.82 km3

# Rengali Dam

River: Brahmani River

Location: Angul district

Built in: 1975

Water Holding Capacity: 4,400 million m3

# Balimela Reservoir

River: Sileru River

Location: Malkangiri district

Built in: 1988

Water Holding Capacity: 2.67 km3

# Jalaput Dam

River: Machkund River

Location: Visakhapatnam District

Built in: 2000

Water Holding Capacity: 1 km3


List of Important Dams in Rajasthan


# Gandhi Sagar Dam

River: Chambal River

Location: Neemuch districts

Built in: 1960

Water Holding Capacity: 7.3 km3

# Rana Pratap Sagar Dam

River: Chambal River

Location: Chittorgarh District,

Built in: 1970

Water Holding Capacity: 1.56 km3

# Mahi Bajaj Sagar Dam

River: Mahi River

Location: Banswara district

Built in: 1983

Water Holding Capacity: 2.06 km3

# Bisalpur Dam

River: Banas River

Location: Tonk district

Built in: 1999

Water Holding Capacity: 1.04 km3


List of Important Dams in Tamil Nadu


# Mettur Dam

River: Kaveri, river

Location: Salem District

Built in: 1934

Water Holding Capacity: 2.64 km3

# Bhavanisagar dam

River: Bhavani river

Location: Erode distric

Built in: 1955

Water Holding Capacity: 0.92 km3

# Vaigai Dam

River: Vaigai River

Location: Theni district

Built in: 1959

Water Holding Capacity: 0.173 km3


List of Important Dams in Telangana


# Sriram Sagar Project

River: Godavari

Location: Nizamabad district

Built in: 1977

Water Holding Capacity: 3.17 km3

# Singur Dam

River: Manjira river

Location: Sangareddy distric

Built in: 1998

Water Holding Capacity: 2.56 km3

# Sripada Yellampalli project

River: Godavari River

Location: Peddapalli district

Built in: 2016

Water Holding Capacity: 0.57 km3

# Lower Manair Dam

River: Manair River

Location: Karimnagar District,

Built in: 1985

Water Holding Capacity: 0.68 km3

# Mid Manair Dam

River: Manair Rive

Location: Rajanna Sircilla district,

Built in: 2005

Water Holding Capacity: 0.73 km3


List of Important Dams in Uttarakhand


# Lakhwar Dam

River: Yamuna river

Location: Dehradun district

Built in: 1987

Water Holding Capacity: 0.68 km3

# Tehri Dam

River: Bhagirathi River

Location: Tehri Garhwal District

Built in: 2006

Water Holding Capacity: 4.0 km3

# Koteshwar Dam

River: Bhagirathi River

Location: Tehri District

Built in: 2011

Water Holding Capacity: 88,900,000 m3


List of Important Dams in Uttar Pradesh


# Rihand Dam

River: Rihand River

Location: Sonbhadra District

Built in: 1962

Water Holding Capacity: 10.6 billion cubic metres

# Matatila Dam

River: Betwa River

Location: district Lalitpur

Built in: 1958

# Dhanraul Dam

River: river Ghagha

Location: Sonbhadra district

Built in: 1917


List of Important Dams in West Bengal


# Durgapur Barrage

River: Damodar Rive

Location: Bankura district & Paschim Bardhaman district

Built in: 1955

# Farakka Barrage

River: Ganges Rive

Location: Murshidabad district

Built in: 1972

# Panchet Dam

River: Damodar River

Location: Purulia and Dhanbad district

Built in: 1959

Water Holding Capacity: 1497.54 million m3

# Mukutmanipur Dam

River: Kangsabati River

Location: Bankura district

Built in: 1956

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