List of Dams in India: State Wise

List of Dams in India: State Wise

Dams in India provide water for irrigation, industry and domestic purposes. Dams are also the site for hydroelectricity production. Dams of India is a common topic, from where many questions have been asked in previous examinations. In this article, we will provide you with a list of dams of India: State Wise . In this list, dams are grouped state wise and their location and the rivers on which dams are built is also provided.

List of Dams in India: State Wise

State

DAM and Location

Rajasthan
  • RanapratapSagar Dam(Chambal River), at Rawatbhata
  • Mahi Bajaj Sagar Dam (Mahi River) at Banswara district
  • Bisalpur Dam (Banas River), At Tonk district
 

Andhra Pradesh

  • Srisailam Dam(Krishna River), at Kurnool district
  • Somasila Dam (Penna River), at Nellore district
  • Prakasam Barrage (Krishna River), at Krishna and Guntur
  • Tatipudi Reservoir(River Gosthani ), at Tatipudi, Vizianagaram
  • Gandipalem Reservoir (River Penner)
  • Ramagundam dam (Godavari), in Karimnagar
  • Dummaguden Dam (river Godavari)
Telangana 
  • Nagarjuna Sagar Dam  (Krishna river), at Nagarjuna Sagar Nalgonda
  • Sri Ram Sagar (River Godavari)
  • Nizam Sagar Dam (Manjira River)
  •  Dindi Reservoir (River Krishna), at Dindi, Mahabubnagar town
  • Lower Manair Dam (Manair River)
  • Singur Dam (river Manjira)
Bihar
  • Kohira Dam (Kohira River), at Kaimur district
  • Nagi Dam (Nagi River), in Jamui District
Chhattisgarh
  • HasdeoBango Dam (Hasdeo River), at Korba district
Gujarat
  • SardarSarovar Dam(Narmada river), at Navagam
  • Ukai Dam(Tapti River), at Ukai in Tapi district
  • Kadana Dam( Mahi River), at Panchmahal district
  • Karjan Reservoir (Karjan river), at Jitgadh village of Nanded Taluka, Dist. Narmada
Himachal Pradesh
  • Bhakra Dam (Sutlej River) in Bilaspur
  • The Pong Dam (Beas River )
  • The Chamera Dam (River Ravi) at Chamba district
J & K
  • Salal Dam (Chenab River) at Reasi district
  • Baglihar Dam (Chenab River) at Doda district
Jharkhand
  • The Maithon Dam (Barakar River) at Dhanbad
  • Panchet Dam (Damodar River) at Panchet in Dhanbad
  • Tenughat Dam (Damodar River) at Bokaro district
Karnataka
  • Krishna Raja Sagara Dam at Mandya
  • Tungabhadra Dam (Tungabhadra River) near the town of Hospet
  • Bhadra Dam (Bhadra River) at border of Bhadravathi and Tarikere
  • Linganamakki dam (Sharavathi river) at Kargal village of Sagara taluk
  • Malaprabha dam (Malaprabha river) at Belgaum
  • Raja Lakhamagouda dam (Ghataprabha River) at Belagavi district
  • Hemavathy Dam (river Hemavathy) at Gorur, near the city of Hassan
  • Supa Dam (Kali river) at  Uttara Kannada district
  • Lakya Dam (river Lakhya)
  • Almatti Dam (Krishna River) at Bijapur district
Kerala
  • Kakki Reservoir (Pamba River) at Pathanamthitta district
  • The Idukki Dam (Periyar River) at Kuravan and Kuravathi
  • Cheruthoni Dam (Periyar River) at Idukki District
  • Kulamavu Dam (Periyar river) Kulamavu, Idukki District
  • Idamalayar Dam (Idamalayar River) At Ernakulam District
Madhya Pradesh
  • Gandhi Sagar Dam(Chambal River) at Mandsaur District
  • Tawa Reservoir(Tawa Reservoir) at Hoshangabad District
  • Indira Sagar Dam(Narmada River) at Narmada Nagar
Maharashtra
  • Koyna Dam(Koyna River) at Koyna Nagar
  • Jayakwadi Dam (Godavari River) at Aurangabad district
  • Isapur Dam (Penganga river) at Pusad
  • Totladoh dam (Pench river) at Nagpur
  • Warna Dam (Warna River) at Kolhapur District
  • Bhatsa Dam (Bhatsa river) at Shahapur, Thane district
Odisha
  • Hirakud Dam (Mahanadi River) at Sambalpur District
  • Rengali Dam(Brahmani River) at Angul district
  • Indravati Dam(Indravati River) at Nabarangpur
  • The Jalaput Dam(Machkund River) at boundary between the states of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh
  • Mandira dam(Sankh river) at Kansbahal in Sundergarh district
Punjab ·         The Ranjit Sagar Dam (Ravi River) at Border of two states of India Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab.

 

Tamil Nadu
  • Mettur Dam (river Cauvery) at Mettur, Salem District
  • Solaiyar Dam at Coimbatore district
  • Bhavanisagar Dam (Bhavani river) at Erode district
Uttarakhand
  • Ramganga Dam (Ramganga River) at Pauri Garhwal district
  • Jamrani Dam(Gola River) at Nainital District
  • The Tehri Dam(Bhagirathi River) at Tehri
Uttar Pradesh
  • Rihand Dam or GovindBallabh Pant Sagar (Rihand River) at Pipri in Sonbhadra District
  • Matatila Dam (River Betwa) at Lalitpur District
  • The Rajghat Dam (Betwa River) at Lalitpur
West Bengal
  • The Mukutmanipur Dam (Kansabati River ) at Bankura district
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