List of Famous Dams and Reservoirs of India

List of Famous Dams and Reservoirs of India

No:1. India, land of rivers has a huge potential for construction of massive dams and reservoirs, owing to the geographical features. List of Famous Dams and Reservoirs of India
No:2. In north lies the Himalayan Mountains, in middle India lies the Plateaus, where as in the southern India have Western and Eastern Ghats along the ocean boundaries of the country.
No:3. India has already constructed a huge number of several dams and water reservoirs, with approximately 4300 already-constructed large dams. Moreover, several projects are in the pipeline.
No:4. Check the highest, longest oldest and other important list of famous dams and reservoirs in INDIA in the article below which help in various examinations like UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Bank Exams etc.

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Here we share list of Famous Dams and Reservoirs in INDIA

FAMOUS DAMS

StateRiverName of Dams
1. Himachal PradeshRavi RiverChamera Dam
2. KeralaPeriyar RiverIdukki Dam
3. MaharashtraMula RiverMulshi Dam
4. TelanganaManair River and Kudlair RiverUpper Manair Dam
5. UttarakhandBhagirathi RiverTehri Dam
6. Andhra PradeshKrishna RiverSrisailam Dam
7. KarnatakaHarangi RiverHarangi Dam
8. Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh BorderBetwa RiverRajghat Dam
9. MaharashtraVashishti RiverKolkewadi Dam
10. OdishaIndravati RiverIndravati Dam
11. MaharashtraBhatsa riverBhatsa Dam
12. JharkhandSwarnarekha RiverChandil Dam
13. Madhya PradeshChambal RiverGandhi Sagar Dam
14. TelanganaBhogawati RiverRadhanagari Dam
15. Andhra Pradesh and Odisha BorderMachkund RiverJalaput Dam
16. GujaratSabarmati RiverDharoi Dam
17. MaharashtraTansa riverTansa Dam
18. KeralaParambikulam RiverParambikulam Dam
19. KarnatakaKalinadi or Kali riverSupa Dam
20. GujaratBanas RiverDantiwada Dam
21. KarnatakaSharavathi RiverLinganamakki dam
22. Jammu and Kashmir

Indus River

Dumkhar Hydroelectric Dam
23. TelanganaManair River and SRSP Flood Flow CanalMid Manair Dam
24. KeralaMalampuzha RiverMalampuzha Dam
25. UttarakhandDhauli Ganga RiverDhauli Ganga Dam
26. Himachal Pradesh and Punjab BorderSutlej RiverBhakra Nangal Dam
27. TelanganaManjira RiverNizam Sagar Dam
28. Madhya PradeshNarmada RiverBargi Dam
29. Tamil NaduParalayar RiverPerunchani Dam
30. MaharashtraGodavari RiverJayakwadi Dam
31. Uttar PradeshRihand RiverGovind Ballabh Pant Sagar Dam also Rihand dam
32. MaharashtraPravara RiverWilson Dam
33. KeralaPeriyar RiverMullaperiyar Dam
34. Andhra PradeshPennar RiverSomasila Dam
35. JharkhandBarakar RiverMaithon Dam
36. MaharashtraBhima RiverUjani Dam
37. TelanganaManair RiverLower Manair Dam
38. Tamil NaduKaveri RiverMettur Dam
39. MaharashtraGirana riverGirna Dam
40. KarnatakaKrishna RiverNarayanpur Dam
41. KarnatakaTungabhadra RiverTunga Bhadra Dam
42. Madhya PradeshBarna RiverBarna Dam
43. MaharashtraGodavari riverGangapur Dam
44. KeralaWalayar RiverWalayar Dam
45. Himachal PradeshSatluj RiverNathpa Jhakri Dam
46. GujaratTapti RiverUkai Dam
47. Kerala

Kundala Lake

Kundala Dam
48. Tamil NaduVaigai RiverVaigai Dam
49. KarnatakaKrishna RiverAlamatti Dam
50. Himachal PradeshBeas RiverPandoh Dam
51. MaharashtraMula riverMula Dam
52. GujaratMahi RiverKadana Dam
53. MaharashtraPurna riverYeldari Dam
54. MaharashtraMutha RiverKhadakwasla Dam
55. TelanganaManjira RiverSingur Dam
56. KarnatakaKalinadi RiverKadra Dam
57. KeralaNeyyar RiverNeyyar Dam
58. MaharashtraKoyna RiverKoyna Dam
59. OdishaMahanadi RiverHirakud Dam
60. Madhya PradeshSone RiverBansagar Dam
61. KarnatakaKaveri RiverKrishna Raja Sagara Dam
62. MaharashtraVaitarna RiverVaitarna Dam
63. MaharashtraMaval RiverPawna Dam
64. KeralaManali RiverPeechi Dam
65. Jammu and KashmirChenab RiverBaglihar Dam
66. KarnatakaKali RiverKodasalli Dam
67. MaharashtraAmbi RivePanshet Dam
68. Jammu and KashmirJhelum RiverUri Hydroelectric Dam
69. JharkhandDamodar RiverPanchet Dam

LIST OF FAMOUS RESERVOIRS

State
River
Name of Dams
1. Tamil NaduPambar RiverPambar Reservoir
2. Tamil NaduVaippar RiverVembakottai Reservoir
3. Andhra PradeshGosthani RiverTatipudi Reservoir Project
4. Madhya PradeshTawa RiverTawa Reservoir
5. Himachal PradeshSutlej RiverGobind Sagar Reservoir
6. KarnatakaGhataprabha RiverGhataprabha Reservoir
7. Tamil NaduThenpennai RiverKrishnagiri Reservoir
8. Tamil NaduBhavani RiverBhavanisagar Reservoir
9. Tamil NaduOdai RiverVattamalaikarai Odai Reservoir
10. Madhya PradeshNarmada RiverNarmada Dam Project
11. TelanganaKrishna RiverDindi Reservoir
12. TelanganaOsman SagarHimayat Sagar Reservoir
13. Tamil NaduBerijam LakeGundar Reservoir
14. Jammu and KashmirChenab RiverSalal Project
15. Uttar PradeshRihand River and Son RiverRihand Project
16. Tamil NaduKaveri RiverStanley Reservoir
17. Himachal PradeshPong Dam LakeMaharana Pratap Sagar Reservoir
18. Tamil NaduAmaravathi RiverAmaravathi Reservoir
19. Tamil NaduParmabikulam and Aliyar RiverThirumurthi Reservoir
20. Tamil NaduVidur Reservoir
21. Tamil NaduManimukthanadhi Reservoir
22. Madhya PradeshNarmada RiverIndirasagar Project
23. Andhra PradeshManneru RiverGandipalem Reservoir
24. Tamil NaduTamirabarani RiverManimuthar Reservoir
25. Tamil NaduPeriya Odai RiverWillingdon Reservoir
26. Tamil NaduSholayar Reservoir
27. Jammu and KashmirChutak Hydroelectric Project
28. Telangana
Godavari River
Shriram Sagar Reservoir
29. OdishaSileru RiverBalimela Reservoir
30. Tamil NaduVarattu Pallam Reservoir
31. Tamil NaduArjuna NadiKullursandai Reservoir
32. Tamil NaduPeriyar RiverPeriyar Reservoir
33. Tamil NaduUppar Reservoir
34. TelanganaManair RiverLower Manair Reservoir
35. Tamil NaduAliyar RiverAliyar Reservoir
36. Tamil NaduThunacadavu RiverThunakadavu Reservoir
37. Tamil NaduManjalar Reservoir
38. Tamil NaduParambikulam RiverParambikulam Reservoir
39. KarnatakaHemavati RiverHemavathi Reservoir
40. Tamil NaduChittar RiverChittar Reservoir
41. Tamil NaduVaradamanadhi Reservoir
42. Tamil NaduKodagananar RiverKodaganar Reservoir
43. Tamil NaduKodayar RiverPechiparai Reservoir

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