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List of India Major Dams Download PDF
List of India Major Dams Download PDF

Important Major Dams in India

Important Dams in India PDF covers the list of Important dams in India and rivers on which they are built, this list is arranged state wise. This list of Indian rivers and dams PDF is important for Banking exams & SSC CGL, CHSL, MTS and other government exams also you can also download the pdf.

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List of Indian Dams as follows: 

ANDHRA PRADESH:

DAM RIVER
Somasila dam Penna river
Prakasham Barrage Krishna river
Srisailam Dam Krishna river
Gandipalem reservoir Maneru river

 

GUJARAT:

DAM RIVER
Dharoi Dam (1978) Sabarmati
Dantiwada Dam (1965) Dantiwada
Kadana Dam (1989) Mahi
Sardar Sarovar Dam (2017) Narmada
UkaiDam Tapti River

 

HIMACHAL PRADESH:

DAM RIVER
Pandoh Dam (1977) Beas
Maharana PratapSagar Reservoir Beas
Nathpa Dam (2004) Sutlej River
BhakraNangal Dam (1963) Sutlej River
Gobind Sagar Reservoir  Sutlej River
Chamera Dam (1994) RaviRiver

 

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JAMMU AND KASHMIR:

  DAM RIVER
Baglihar Dam(2004) Chenab River
SalalProject Chenab River
Dumkhar Dam(2003) Indus River
Uri Dam(2014) Jhelum River
ChutakHydroelectric Project Suru River

 

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JHARKHAND:

DAM RIVER
Chandil Dam Subarnarekha
Maithon Dam (1957) Barakar
Panchet Dam (1959) Damodar

 

KARNATAKA:

DAM RIVER
Tungabhadra Dam(1953) Tungabhadra
Kodasalli Dam (2000) Kali
Almatti Dam (2005) Krishna
Kadra Dam (1997) Kalinadi
Harangi Dam (1982) Harangi
Krishna Raja Sagara Dam (1938) Kaveri
Basava Sagara (1932) Krishna
Linganamakki dam Sharavathi River
Narayanpur Dam Krishna River
Supa Dam KaliRive
Ghataprabha Reservoir Ghataprabha River

 

KERALA:

DAM RIVER
BanasuraSagar Dam Kabini
Idukki Dam Periyar
Walayar Dam(1964) Walayar
Neyyar Dam (1958) Neyyar
Mullaperiyar Dam (1895) Periyar
Cheruthoni Dam (1976) Periyar
PeechiDam Manali Dam
Kundala Dam Parambikulam River
Parambikulam Dam Parambikulam Dam

 

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MADHYA PRADESH:

DAM RIVER
Bansagar Dam (2006) Sone
Bargi Dam Narmada
Indira sagar Dam (2005) Narmada
Rajghat Dam (2005) Betwa
Gandhi Sagar Dam (1960) Chambal
Tawa Reservoir Tawa River
Barna Dam Barna River

 

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MAHARASHTRA:

DAM RIVER
Manair Dam Manair River
Radhanagari Dam Bhogawati River
Vaitarna Dam Vaitarna River
Bhandardara Dam ArthurLake
Girna Dam Girna and Godavari River
Khadakwasla Dam Mutha River
Panshet Dam Mutha River
Tansa Dam Tansa River
Wilson Dam Pravara River
Bhatsa Dam Bhatsa and Chorna rivers
Gangapur Dam Godavari River
Jayakwadi Dam Godavari River
Nandur Madhmeshwar Dam Godavari River
Kolkewadi Dam Koyna River
Koyna Dam Koyna River
Mula Dam Mula River
Mulshi Dam Mula River
PawnaDam Pawna River
Ujani Dam Bhima River
Yeldari Dam PurnaRiver

 

ODISHA:

DAM RIVER
Jalaput Dam Machkund River
Balimela Reservoir Sileru River
Hirakud Dam Mahanadi River
Indravati Dam Indravati River

 

TAMILNADU:

DAM RIVER
Vaigai Dam Vaigai River
Aliyar Reservoir River Aliyar
Perunchani Dam Paralayar
Manimuthar Reservoir Manimuthar River
Pechiparai Reservoir Kodayar
Amaravathi Reservoir Amaravathi River
Periyar Reservoir Periyar River
Mettur Dam (or) StanleyReservoir Kaveri River
KallanaiDam Kaveri River
Bhavanisagar Reservoir Bhavani River

 

TELANGANA:

DAM RIVER
NizamSagar Dam Manjira River
Singur dam Manjira River
DindiReservoir KrishnaRiver
NagarjunaSagar KrishnaRiver
Srisailam Dam KrishnaRiver
LowerManair Reservoir ManairRiver
Ramagundam Dam Godavari
Dummugudem Dam Godavari
Sriram Sagar Reservoir Godavari
Himayat Sagar Reservoir Musi River

 

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UTTAR PRADESH:

DAM RIVER
Parichha Dam  Betwa River
RihandProject RihandRiver and Son River
Govind BallabhPant Sagar Dam Rihand River
Dhauliganga Dam GangaRiver

 

UTTARAKHAND:

DAM         RIVER
Tehri Dam Bhagirathi River
Koteshwar Dam Bhagirathi River
Lakhwar Dam YamunaRiver
DhoraDam Katna river
Ramganga Dam (or)Kalagarh Dam Ramganga River

  

Test your Knowledge from Dams in India List PDF: (Questions from Previous Years Papers)

  1. On which River Hirakud dam (longest dam in India) is situated?

Answer: Mahanadi (Odisha)

Explanation: The Hirakud Dam is located in the state of Orissa. It is the longest dam in India with a length of 26 kms. It is also in the list of the longest dams in the world. The Hirakud Dam is situated on the river Mahanadi.

 

  1. In which River Bhakranangal dam (largest dam in India) is situated?

Answer: Sutlej (Himachal Pradesh)

Explanation: The Bhakra Nangal Dam is located in the state of Himachal Pradesh and Punjab. It is the largest dam in India having a height of 225 metres and also in the second position in the largest dams in all over Asia. It is situated on the river Sutlej.

 

  1. In which River Tehri Dam (highest dam in India) is situated?

Answer: Bhagirathi River (Uttarakhand)

Explanation: The Tehri Dam is located in the state of Uttarakhand. It is the highest Dam in India with a height of 216 metres. It is also listed in the top ten highest dams in the world. This Dam is situated on the river Bhagirathi.

 

  1. In which River Nagarjuna Sagar Dam is situated?

Answer: Krishna River

Explanation: The Nagarjuna Sagar Dam is located in the state of Andhra Pradesh. It is India’s largest Masonry Dams built till date. It is the largest manmade lake in the world. It has 26 gates and is 1.6 kms in length. It is situated on the river Krishna.

 

  1. In which state the Baglihar Dam is situated?

Answer: Jammu and Kashmir (in river Chenab)

Explanation: Baglihar Dam also known as Baglihar Hydroelectric Power Project, is a run-of-the-river power project on the Chenab River in the southern Doda district of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.

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  1. In which state the Ukai Dam is situated?

Answer: Gujarat (in river Tapti)

Explanation: The Ukai Dam, constructed across the Tapti River, is the largest reservoir in Gujarat. It is also known as Vallabh Sagar.

List of Dams in India PDF is very important, let us look at some more questions.

  1. In which state the Pong Dam is situated?

Answer: Himachal Pradesh (in river Beas)

Explanation: Maharana Pratap Sagar also known as Pong Reservoir or Pong Dam Lake was created in 1975, by building the highest earthfill dam in India on the Beas River in the wetland zone of the Siwalik Hills of the Kangra district of the state of Himachal Pradesh.

  1. In which state is the Koyna Dam is situated?

Answer: Maharashtra (in river Koyna)

Explanation: The Koyna Dam is one of the largest dams in Maharashtra, India. It is a rubble-concrete dam constructed on Koyna River which rises in Mahabaleshwar, a hillstation in Sahyadri ranges.

 

  1. In which state is the Osman Sagar dam is situated?

Answer: Telangana (in river Musi)

Explanation:

Osman Sagar, popularly known as Gandipet, is a reservoir in the of Hyderabad, Telangana.

  1. The city located on the banks of Gomati is

Answer: Lucknow

  1. Srinagar is situated on the banks of……..

Answer: Jhelum

  1. The city located on the banks of Sarayu is

Answer: Ayodhya

 

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GUJARAT:a region of western India to the north of Bombay (bordering the Arabian Sea) where Gujarati is spokenMore (Definitions, Synonyms, Translation)

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