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After independence we have made lots of progress in dams and water reservoirs, Now India is one of the world’s most prolific dam-builders. Around 4300 Dams in India already constructed and many more in the pipeline, Almost half of which are more than twenty years old. These dams are the major attraction of tourists from all over India.

Some facts about the Indian dams are: Tehri dam is the eighth highest dam in the world. The Idukki dam is the first Indian arch dam built across the Periyar river in Kerala and the largest arch dam in Asia. The Grand Anicut of Kallanai, located on Holy Cauvery River in Tamil Nadu, is the oldest dam in the world. Indira Sagar Dam is the Largest Reservoir in India followed by other top big and large water reservoirs, These major dams in India with canals and channel provides an ideal environment for wildlife.

List of Important Dams in India –  Statewise

Name of The Dam

River

Andhra Pradesh

Nizam Sagar Dam

Manjira

Somasila Dam

Pennar

Srisailam Dam

Krishna

Singur Dam

Manjira

Ramagundam Dam

Godavari

Dummaguden Dam

Godavari

Arunachal Pradesh

Subansiri Lower HE (Nhpc) Dam

Subansiri

Bihar

Nagi Dam

Nagi

Chhattisgarh

Minimata (Hasdeo) Bango Dam

Hasdeo

Gujrat

Ukai Dam

Tapti

Dharoi

Sabarmati river

Kadana

Mahi

Dantiwada

West Banas River

Himachal Pradesh

Bhakra Nangal

Sutlej

Chamera Dam

Ravi

Nathpa Jhakri Dam

Sutlej

Pandoh

Beas

Pong Dam

Beas

J & K

Bagihar Dam

Chenab

Dumkhar Dam

Indus

Pakal Dul Dam

Marusudar

Uri Dam

Jhelam

Jharkhand

Maithon Dam

Maithon

Tilaiya Dam

Barakar River,

Tenughat Dam

Damodar

Panchet Dam

Damodar

Konar Dam

Konar

Chandil Dam

Subarnarekha River

Karnataka

Linganamakki Dam

Sharavathi river

Tunga Bhadra Dam

Tungabhadra River,

Supa Dam

Kalinadi

Narayanpur Dam

Krishna River

Krishna Raja Sagara Dam

Kaveri

Kodasalli Dam

Kali River

Kadra Dam

Kalinadi River

Harangi Dam

Harangi

Basava Sagara

Krishna River

Alamatti Dam

Krishna River

Kerala

Malampuzha Dam

Malampuzha River

Walayar Dam

Walayar River

Peechi Dam

Manali River

Parambikulam Dam

Parambikulam River

Neyyar Dam

Neyyar River

Mullaperiyar Dam

Periyar River

Kundala Dam

 

Idukki Dam

Periyar River

Madhya Pradesh

Rajghat Dam

Betwa River

Indira Sagar

Narmada River

Gandhi Sagar Dam

Chambal River .

Barna Dam

Barna River

Bargi Dam

Narmada River

Bansagar Dam

Sone River

Maharashtra

Yeldari Dam

Purna river

Ujjani Dam

Bhima River

Mulshi Dam

Mula river

Bhatsa Dam

Bhatsa river

Jayakwadi Dam

Godavari river

Koyna Dam

Koyna River

Mula Dam

Mula river

Panshet Dam

Ambi river

Tansa Dam

Tansa river

Gangapur Dam

Godavari river

Girna Dam

Girna river

Khadakwasla Dam

Mutha River

Kolkewadi Dam

Vashishti River

Manair Dam

Manair River

Radhanagari Dam

Bhogawati river

Vaitarna Dam

Vaitarna river

Wilson Dam

Tennessee River

Odisha

Jalaput Dam

Machkund River

Indravati Dam

Indravati River

Hirakud Dam

Mahanadi River

Punjab

Damsal Dam

Damsal River

Ranjit Sagar Dam

Ravi River

Sikkim

Rangit III Dam

Ranjit River

Teesta Dam-III, IV V

Teesta River

Tamil Nadu

Sholayar Dam

Chalakkudi River

Peruchani Dam

Paralayar River,

Mettur Dam

Kaveri River

Uttar Pradesh

Maudaha (Swami Brahmanand ) Dam

Birma

Rajghat Dam

Betwa River

Rihand Dam

Rihand River

Uttrakhand

Tehri Dam (Highest dam in India)

Bhagirathi River

Maneri Dam

Bhagirathi River

Ramganga Dam

Ramganga River

Koteshwar Dam

Bhagirathi River

Kishau Dam

Tons River

West Bengal

Mukutmonipur Dam

Kangsabati River

Bindu Dam

Jaldhaka River.

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