List of Dams in India with River and State

The article gives insight about list of major important dams in India with river and state in which it is built. It also enlists all the important Dams built List of Dams in India with respect to river and state name. The article also gives the details of Hydroelectric Power Plant built along with the dam and its installed/design power capacity.

List of Dams of India with rivers and state

List of Dams in India with River and State : Jammu and Kashmir

Details of dams in Jammu and Kashmir state along with associated rivers

DamRiverLength (m)Height (m)Capacity (MW)PlaceStatus
Salal DamChenab487113690Reasi, Udhampur districtCompleted in 1995
Chutak DamSuru47.51544Chutak Village, KargilIt is barrage. Completed in 2013
Dul Hasti DamChenab19070390Kishtwar districtOpened in 2007
Alchi Dam & Nimoo Bazgo PlantIndus655745Alchi village, LehOpened in 2014
Pakal Dul Dam (proposed)Chenab1671000Kishtwar districtProposed
Ratle DamChenab133850Ratle village, Doda districtUnder Construction
Kishanganga DamKishanganga (Neelum)37330BandiporeUnder Construction
Uri DamJhelum480Uri, Baramula districtOpened in 2014
Baglihar DamChenab317144900Doda districtOpened in 2008

List of Dams in India with River and State : Himachal Pradesh

Details of dams in Himachal Pradesh state along with associated rivers

DamsRiverLength (m)Height (m)Capacity (MW)LocationStatus
Bhakra Nangal DamSutlej518.252261325Bhakra village, Bilaspur districtOpened in 1963
Nathpa Jhakri DamSutlej18567.51500Nichar, Kinnaur districtOpened in 1977
Kishau DamTons236660Dakpathar, Uttarakhand HP BorderProposed
Pandoh DamBeas25576990Mandi districtOpened in 1977
Pong (Beas) DamBeas1951133360Talwara, HP Punjab borderOpened in 1974
Baira Siul DamBaira Siul, Ravi16053Chamba districtOpened in 1981
Kol Dam (Koldam Dam)Sutlej474153800Bilaspur & Mandi districtOpened in 2015
Largi DamBeas26.5Mandi districtOpened in 2006
Bassi DamRaviJogindarnagar, MandiOpened in 1970
Chemera I DamRavi295140Bhattiyat, ChambaOpened in 1994
Chemera II DamRavi11939Chamba districtOpened in 2003

List of Dams in India with River and State : Uttarakhand

DamsRiverLength (m)Height (m)Capacity (MW)LocationStatus
Tehri DamBhagirathi575260.51000TehriOpened in 2006
Koteshwar DamBhagirathi30097.5400TehriOpened in 2011
Bhimtal DamBhimtal lake13716.16NainitalOpened in 1983
Lakhwar DamYamuna204300Lakhwar, DehradunUnder Construction
Ramgang (Kalagarh) Dam Ramganga715128198Kalagarh, Pauri GarhwalOpened in 1974
Jamrani DamGola465130.6NainitalOpened in 1990
Ichari DamTons15559.25Chakrata, DehradunOpened in 1972
Dhauligange DamDhauliganga56Dharchula
Dhora DamKiccha14.63Udham Singh NagarOpened in 1960

List of major Dams in Jharkhand

DamsRiverLength (m)Height (m)Capacity (MW)LocationRemarks
Maithan DamBarakar47895060Maithan, DhanbadOpened in 1957
Panchet DamDamodar677745no hydel plantPanchet, Dhanbadmultipurpose dam, opened in 1959
Konar DamKonar453548.77no hydel plantHazaribagh districtmultipurpose dam, opened in 1955
Tilaiya DamBarakar36630.284 MWTilaiya, Koderma districtopened in 1953

List of major Dams in West Bengal

DamsRiverLength (m)Height (m)Capacity (MW)LocationRemarks
Farakka BarrageGanga2240no hydel plantNawabganj districtmultipurpose dam, opened in 1975
Durgapur BarrageDamodar69212no hydel plantBardhaman districtMultipurpose dam, opened in 1964
Kangsabati DamKangsbati1009838no hydel plantPaschim Mednipurmultipurpose dam

List of Dams in India with River and State : Madhya Pradesh

DamsRiverLength (m)Height (m)Capacity (MW)LocationRemarks
Indrasagar DamNarmada653921000Mundi Village, KhandwaOpened in 1992
Gandhisagar DamChambal51462.17115Mandsaur districtOpened in 1960, 70
Omkareshwar DamNarmada94933520Mandhata, KhandwaOpened in 2007
Bansagar DamSone102067425Deolond, Shahdol districtOpened in 2006
Bheemgarh DamWaingangaSeoni districtBiggest Mud/Earthen dam of Asia
Rajghat DamBetwa1120043.845Chanderi, Ashoknagar districtOpened in 2006
Tawa Reservoir DamTawa181557.913.5Hoshangabad districtMultipurpose dam, opened in 1974
Tigra DamSank134124no hydel plantGwaliorFreshwater and irrigation use
Matatila DamBetwa3530.6near Lalitpur
Parichha DamBetwaParichha town, near JhansiFreshwater and irrigation use
Madikheda (Mohini Sagar Dam)Sindh10706260ShivpuriOpened in 2008

List of Dams in India with River and State : Gujarat

DamsRiverLength (m)Height (m)Capacity (MW)LocationRemarks
Sardar Sarovar DamNarmada12101631450NavagamWork of final height increase completed in 2014
Dharoi DamSabarmati120745.871.4Dharoi, Mehsana districtOpened in 1978
Ukai (VallabhSagar) DamTapti492780.7300Surat & Tapi districtOpened in 1972
Dantiwada DamWest Banas483261no hydel plantBanskantha districtMasonary dam for irrigation, built in 1965
Mitti DamMitti 4405no hydel plantAbdasa Taluka, KutchFor irrigation, Opened in 1983

List of major Dams in Maharashtra

DamsRiverLength (m)Height (m)Capacity (MW)LocationRemarks
Koyna DamKoyna807.2103.21960Koyna nagar, SataraCompleted in 1964
MulshiMula1533.348.8300Mulshi Taluka, PuneCompleted in 1927
Thokarwadi DamIndrayani74159.472Maval, PuneCompleted in 1922
Yeldari DamPurna423251.222.5Jintur taluka, ParbhaniMultipurpose, Completed in 1968
Ujjani (Bhima) DamBhima253456.412Madha, SolapurMultipurpose Dam, Opened in 1980
Jayakwadi DamGodavari999841.312Paithan taluka, AurangabadMultipurpose Dam, Opened in 1976
Wilson, BhandardaraParavara271782.3AhmednagarFor irrigation, Opened in 1926
Walwan DamIndrayani135626.36Lonavla, PuneHydroelectric, Completed in 1916
Shirvata DamIndrayani221238.7Lonavla, PuneHydroelectric, Completed in 1920
Bhatghar DamYelwanti162557.9Bhor, PuneMultipurpose, Completed in 1927
Vaitarna (Modaksagar) DamVaitarna56782Palghar, NashikWater Supply, Completed in 1957
Mangi DamKanola147522.9Solapurfor irrigation, Completed in 1966
Girna DamGirna96354.5near Malegaon, NashikMultipurpose, Completed in 1969
Itiadoh DamGadvi50529.8Gondia districtMultipurpose, Completed in 1970
Gangapur DamGodavari390236.6NashikFor irrigation, Opened in 1865
Dhom DamKrishna247850Wai, SataraMultipurpose, Opened in 1977
Isapur DamPenganga?412057Pusad, YavatmalFor irrigation, Opened in 1982
Pench DamPench187632near NagpurFor irrigation, Opened in 1976

List of Dams in India with River and State : Karnataka

DamsRiverLength (m)Height (m)Capacity (MW)LocationRemarks
Krishnaraj Sagar DamKaveri262142.62no powerMandyaOpened in 1938
Tungbhadra DamTungbhadra244349.5127Hospet, Bellari districtOpened in 1953
Almatti DamKrishna1564.8549.29290Bijapur districtOpened in 2005
Basava Sagar DamKrishna1063729.7Muddebihal, BijapurOpened in 1982
Bhadra DamBhadra170859.139.2Tarikere, ChikmangaluruOpened in 1965
Linganamakki DamSharavathi 2749.261.255Sagar taluk, Shimoga districtOpened in 1964
Raja Lakhamagowda DamGhataprabha1001862.48Hidkal village, Belgaum districtOpened in 1977
Renuka Sagar DamMalaprabha154.543Navilatirtha village, Belgaum districtOpened in 1972
Vani Vilas Sagar DamVedavathi405.443.2Hiriyur, ChitradurgOpened in 1907
Supa DamKali332101100Joida, Uttar KannadaOpened in 1987
Kodasalli DamKali53452.1Yellapura, Uttar KannadaOpened in 2000

List of Dams in India with River and State : Kerala

DamsRiverLength (m)Height (m)Capacity (MW)LocationRemarks
Idukki DamPeriyar365.8168.9780Idukki district
Cheruthoni DamPeriyar650.9138.2Idukki districtOpened in 1976
Chembukadavu DamChaliya2.7Kozhikode district
Karapuzha DamKabini62528for irrigationWayanad districtOpened in 2004
Malampuzha DamMalampuzha2069115for irrigationPalakkad districtOpened in 1955
Mattupetty DamMuthirappuzhayarMunnar, Idukki districtOpened in 1953
Parambikulam DamParambikulamPalakkad district
Ponmudi DamPanniar2945930Idukki districtOpened in 1963
Peechi DamManali2138.46for irrigationThrissurOpened in 1957
Neyyar DamNeyyar29456Trivandrum districtOpened in 1958
Kanjirapuzha DamKanjirapuzha 212730.7irrigation typePalakkad district
Siruvani DamSiruvani22457for drinking waterPalakkad districtOpened in 1984
Thenmala DamKallada33585.3for irrigationKollam districtOpened in 1961
Thunakkadavu DamThunacadavu31426.9for irrigationPalakkad districtOpened in 1965

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