State Wise Important Dam in India PDF

Dear Readers, Here I provide a complete list of State Wise Important Dam in India with the rivers and also a List of Major Reservoirs of India. It is an important part of the General Awareness section of all competitive examinations like SSC, RRB NTPC, IAS, and State PSU. 

Other important GK topics for the competitive exam are :

About Dam:

  • dam is a large wall or barrier that blocks or stops the flow of water, forming a reservoir or a lake. Most dams have a section called a spillway or weir over which, or through which, water flows, either sometimes or always.
  • It is constructed for power generation, irrigation, water supply or flood prevention. Dams generally serve the primary purpose used to manage or prevent water flow into specific land regions.
  • It provides a range of economic, environmental, and social benefits, including recreation, flood control, water supply, hydroelectric power, waste management, river navigation, and wildlife habitat.

A  Reservoir or Damwaterfall list, river, lake are the sources of water that are part of Gk for all competitive examinations like SSC CGL, Railway NTPC, Group D, etc.

The important fact about Dams in India:

Here you can get detailed information about Highest/ Largest, Longest and oldest dam in India.

Highest Dam in India Tehri Dam (Uttarakhand) Height: 260.5 meters

 

Length: 575 meters

River: Bhagirathi

River Location: Uttarakhand

Year of completion:2006 (1st phase)

Longest Dam in India Hirakud Dam (Odisha) Total Length: 25.79 km (16.03mi)

 

Length of Main Dam:4.8 km(3.0mi)

River: Mahanadi

Location: Odisha

Year of completion:1953

Oldest Dam in India Kallanai Dam

 

(Tamil Nadu)

River: Kaveri

 

Location: Tamil Nadu

Year of completion: 100 BC –100 AD

 

List of Important Dams in India:

List of State Wise Important Dam in India with the rivers name. It is an important part of the General Awareness for all competitive examinations like SSC, RRB NTPC, Group-D, IAS, and State PSU, etc. 

Project/Dam River

Arunachal Pradesh

Ranganadi Dam Ranganadi
Subansiri lower Dam (Both Assam & AP) Subhanuiri

Andhra Pradesh

Dowleswaram Godavari
Dummagude   Godavari
Kothagu dam   Singareni Coalfield
Lower sileru project Sileru(Godavari)
Nagarjun sagar Krishna
Pochampadproject Godavari
Prakasham Krishna
Ramagunda     Godavari
Somasila  Pennar
Sriama sagar    Godavari
Srisailam Krishna
Sunkesula Tungabhadra
Tatipudi dam  Gosthani

Dam list in Bihar

Ajan Dam Ajan
Dudhawa Dam Mahanadi River
Durgawati    Durgagawati River
Gangrel Dam / R S Sagar Dam  (Ravi Sankar sagar dam) Mahanadhi River
Hasdeo bango Dam Hasdeo River
Kosi Projet  Kosi River
Minimata Dam Hasdeo River
Murrum silli Dam Sillari River
Nagi Dam   Nagi river
Nakti Dam Nakti
Orhni Dam Orhni
Phulwaria  Tilaiya
Sondur Dam Sondur River
Tundula Dam Tandula & Sukh Nanda River

Dam list in  Gujurat

Aswa Vishwamitri River
Dantiwada Dam Banas River
Dharoi Dam Sabarmati River
Kadana dam Mahi River
Kakarparra Dam Tapti River
Sardar Sarovar Narmala River(Gujrat & MP)
Ukai Dam (Vallabh sagar) Tapti River

Dam list in Chhattisgarh

Dharoi Dam Sabarmati
Dholidhaja Dam Bhogavo
Kadana Mahi
Kamaleswar Dam or

 

Hirant dam (within Gir forest NP)

Hiran River
Khodiyar Dam Shetrunji River
Mahi Mahi
Mitti Dam  Mitti

Dam list in Himachal Pradesh

Bhakra Nangal Dam Sutlej
Chamera Dam Ravi River
Kaldam Dam Sutlej River
Kishau Dam Tons River
Maharanapratap Sagar Beas River
Nathpa jhakri Dam Satlej
Pandoh Dam Beas
Pong Dam  Beas

Dam list in Jammu and Kashmir

Baglihar Dam Chenab River
Dul Hasti Dam Chenab River
Dumkhar Dam Indus River
Kishanganga Dam Kishanganga
Pakal Dul Dam Marusadar (Tributary of chanab)
Salal  Dam Chenab River
Uri Dam Jhelum (LOC)

Dam list in Jharkhand

Chandil Dam  Swarnarekha
Getalsud Dam Swarnarekha
Maithon Dam Barakar River
Panchet dam Damodar
Tenughat Dam Damodar (Bokaro)
Tilaiya Dam Barakar River

Dam list in Karnataka

Almatti Dam Krishna
Basava Sagara Dam Krishna
Bhadra Dam Bhadra
Harangi Reservoir Harangi
Kadra Dam Kali
Kodasalli Dam Kali
Krishna Raja Sagara Dam Kaveri
Linganamakki Dam Sharavathi
Narayanpur Dam Krishna
Raja Lakhamagowda dam Ghataprabha
Renuka Sagara Dam Malaprabha
Shanti Sagara Haridra
Supa Dam Kali
Tungabhadra Dam Tungabhadra
Vani Vilasa Sagara Vedavathi

Dam list in Kerala

Anayirankal Periyar
Aruvikkara Karamana
Bhoothathankettu Periyar
Cheruthoni Periyar
Chimmony Dam Chimmony River
Chulliar Bharathapuzha River
Idukki Dam Periyar
Kakki Dam Pamba (Tributary Of Kaki)
Kundala Dam   Periyar
Malampzha Malampuzha (Tributary Of Bharatha )
Mattupatti Dam Periyar
Meenkara Mangalam Bharathapuzha River
Mullaperiyar Dam Periyar River
Neriaman galam Periyar
Neyyar Dam Neyyar
Pamba Pamba
Parambikulam Dam Chalakkudy
Parappar /Thenmal Dam Kallada
Peechi Karuvanoor
Peringa lkuthe Dam Chalakkudy
Periuvaari Pallam Chalakkudy
Ponmudi Dam Periyar
Pothundi Bharathapuzha River
Sabarigiri Pamba
Sengulam Periyar
Sholayar Dam Chalakkudy
Thunakkadava Chalakkudy
Walayar Walayar River (Tributary Of Malampuzha)

Dam list in Madhya Pradesh

Bansagar Dam Son
Bargi Dam Narmada
Barna Dam Barna
Bheemgarh Dam Wainganga
Gandhi Sagar Dam Chambal
Indirasagar Narmada
Kolar Dam Kolar
Omkareswar Dam Narmada
Rijkhat Dam Betwa
Tawa Dam Tawa
Tigra & Kerwa Dam Sank

Dam list in Manipur

Khuga Dam Khuga
Tipaimukh Dam Barak River

Dam list in Maharastra

Bhatsa Dam Bhatsa river
Dehali Tapti
Dhaner Tapti
Gangapur Dam Godavari river
Girna Dam Girana river
Jayakwadi Dam Godavari River
Khadakwasla Dam Mutha River
Kolkewadi Dam Vashishti River
Koyna Dam Koyna River
Mula Dam Mula river
Mulshi Dam  Mula
Nanduri Dam Tapti
Panshet Dam Ambi River
Pawna Dam Maval
Shirvata Dam Indrayani
Sulwade Dam Tapti
Tansa Dam Tansa river
Thokarawadi Dam Indrayani
Ujani Dam Bhima
Vaitarna Dam Vaitarna river
Walwan Dam Indrayani
Wilson Dam Pravara River
Yeldari Dam Purna

Dam list in Mizoram

Tuirial Dam  Tuirial
Serlui B Dam    Serlui                                   

Dam list in Odisha

Balimala Resevoier & Jalaput Dam Sileru
Hirakud Mahanadi
Indra Dam  Indra of Tel River
Indravati Indraviti
Jalaput Dam(with Andhra Pradesh) Machkund (Tributaries of Godavari)
Kapur Kapur
Mandira Dam Sankh River
Muran Dam Muran
Patora Dam Jonk River
Podagada Podagada
Rengali Dam Brahmani

Dam list in Punjab

Damsal Dam Damsal
Ranjit Sagar Dam Ravi

Dam list in Rajasthan

Bhopalm sagar Dam Breach
Bisalpur Dam Banas
Chandrabhaga Dam Chandrabhaga
Harischandra sagar Dam  Harch
Jaggar Dam Banas
Jawahar sagar Dam Chambal (Kota)
Jawai Bandh dam Jawari of luni
Khandip Dam Ganhir
Mahai Bajaj sagar Mahi
Ranaprutap Sagar Dam Chambal

Dam list in Sikkim

Rangit Dam Ranjit

Dam list in Tamil Nadu

Aathupalayam Dam Noyyal
Amaravathi Dam Amaravathi
Bhavanisagar Reservoir Bhavani
Karaiyar Dam Thamirabarani
Kodiveri Dam Bhavani
Manimuthar Dam Thamirabarani
Mettur Dam Kaveri
Perunchani Dam Perunchani
Vaigai Dam Vaigai      

Dam list in Telangana

Jurala Project Krishna
Manair Dam Godavari River
Nizam Sagar Dam Manjira River
Radhanagari Dam Bhogawati River
Rajolibanda Dam Krishna
Singur Dam Godavari River
Sriram Sagar Godavari River
Srisailam Dam Krishna River

Dam list in Uttarakhand

Adavinainar dam Hanumandhi River
Amaravati Dam Amaravati
Bhavanisagar Dam Bhavani
Dhauli Ganga Dam Dhauli Ganga
Gomukhindhi Reserver Kalrayan Hill
Icchari Tons river
Kalingarayan Anicut Dam Bhavani River of Kavereri
Kallani Dam (Grand Anicut) Kaveri in thichy dist
Karuppan adi Dam Karappanadhi River
Kodiveri Dam Bhabani
Koteshwa Dam Bhagirathi
Krishnagiri Dam Thenpennai River
Lakhwar Yamuna
Ramaganga Ramganga
Tapovan Vishnugad Dhauliganga
Tehri Dam Bhagirathi

Dam list in Uttar Pradesh

Chandraprabha Chandraprabha
Chittargarh Dam Berach
Dhanraul Dam  Dhaghar
Govind Ballabh Pant Sagar Dam / Rihand dam Rihand River
Govind sagar Dam Shahzad River
Matatila Dam Betwa
Parichha Dam Betwa (Jhansi)
Rajghat Dam(also with MP) Betwa
Rihand Dam Rihand

Dam list in West Bengal

Durgapur Barrage Damodar
Faraka Barrage(Border of India & Bangladesh) Ganga
Maithon Dam Damodar
Mukutmanipur Dam Kangsabati
Panchet Dam Damodar

 

List of Major Reservoirs of India

Here complete list of state-wise List of Major Reservoirs of India with river names.

Project/Reservoirs River

Andhra Pradesh

Gandipalem Reservoir Manneru River
Tatipudi Reservoir Project Gosthani River

Himachal Pradesh

Gobind Sagar Reservoir Sutlej River
Maharana Pratap Sagar Reservoir Pong Dam Lake

Jammu and Kashmir

Chutak Hydroelectric Project Suru River
Salal Project Chenab River

Karnataka

Ghataprabha Reservoir Ghataprabha River
Hemavathi Reservoir Hemavati River

Madhya Pradesh

Indirasagar Project Narmada River
Narmada Dam Project Narmada River
Tawa Reservoir Tawa River

Odisha

Balimela Reservoir  Sileru River

Tamil Nadu

Aliyar Reservoir Aliyar River
Amaravathi Reservoir Amaravathi River
Bhavanisagar Reservoir Bhavani River
Chittar Reservoir Chittar River
Gundar Reservoir Berijam Lake
Kodaganar Reservoir Kodagananar River
Krishnagiri Reservoir Thenpennai River
Kullursandai Reservoir Arjuna River
Manimukthanadhi Reservoir Krishna River
Manimuthar Reservoir Tamirabarani River
Manjalar Reservoir Manjalar River
Pambar Reservoir Pambar River
Parambikulam Reservoir Parambikulam River
Pechiparai Reservoir Kodayar River
Periyar Reservoir Periyar River
Sholayar Reservoir Chalakkud River
Shoolagiri Chinnar Reservoir Chinnar River
Stanley Reservoir Kaveri River
Thirumurthi Reservoir Parmabikulam and Aliyar River
Thunakadavu Reservoir Thunacadavu River
Uppar Reservoir Uppar River
Varadamanadhi Reservoir Aliyar River
Varattu Pallam Reservoir Kaveri River
Vattamalaikarai Odai Reservoir Odai River
Vembakottai Reservoir Vaippar River
Vidur Reservoir Sankaraparani River
Willingdon Reservoir Periya Odai River

Telangana

Dindi Reservoir Krishna River
Himayat Sagar Reservoir Osman Sagar
Lower Manair Reservoir Manair River
Shriram Sagar Reservoir Godavari River

Uttar Pradesh

Rihand Project  Rihand River and Son River

 

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Frequently Asked Question(FAQ):

Q.Which is the largest dam in India?

Ans-Tehri dam is the largest dam in India located on the Bhagirathi River in Uttarakhand.


Q.Which is the longest dam in India?

Ans- Hirakund dam is the longest dam in India with 25.79 km length located on Mahanadi River, Odisha.

Q.Which is the oldest dam in India?

Ans-Kallanai Dam is the oldest dam in India completed in 100 BC –100 AD.

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