List Of Dams In India PDF

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List Of Dams In India PDF

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Are you preparing for the various competitive exams held in India? Do you want to take a strong stance on the questions asked from the Department of General Knowledge?

In today’s competitive exams, most of GK’s questions are asked about geography. These questions have been raised from rivers, national parks, dams, hills and other related areas in India.

You may have noticed that in the various question papers of the previous year, most of the questions were asked about the Indian Dam. Therefore, you should pay more attention to areas where you can get as good marks as possible

Here we are going to talk about the Indian dam which is the most frequently asked question from a government test point of view.

Teheri Dam

The Tehri dam in Uttarakhand is the highest dam in India, the second highest in Asia and the 8th highest in the world.

  • The analytical data given below are –
  • Dam height – 260 m.
  • The length is 575 m (1,886 ft).
  • Builds a reservoir area of ​​2.6 Km3 (2,100,000)
  • It is built on the Bhagirathi River in Uttarakhand.
  • It is an earth and rockfill.
  • The construction of the Tehri Dam began in 1978 and the first unit was commissioned in the year.
  • Currently, the installed capacity of the power plant is 1400 MW (additional 400 MW from the Koteshwar dam project).

2. Bhakra Nangal Dam

  • It is the largest dam in India in the Sutlej River Himachal Pradesh.
  • The analytical data given below are –
  • The height of Bhakra Nangal dam is 225 meters.
  • The length is 520 meters.
  • It is a concrete gravity dam.
  • Its construction started in 1948 and was completed in 1963.
  • Its reservoir ‘Sagar Lake’ is the second largest reservoir in India, the first being the Indira Sagar Dam.
  • The effective storage capacity of this dam is 7.19 km.
  • It is the largest multi-purpose river valley project in India.
  • The installed power plant has a capacity of 1325 MW.

3. Hirakud Dam

  • The Hirakud Dam is one of the longest dams in the world.
  • The analytical data given below are –
  • The height of the dam is 60.96 meters.
  • The length is 4.8 km.
  • The dam has been constructed on the Mahanadi in Sambalpur Orissa.
  • This construction started in 1948 and was completed in 1957.
  • It is an earthen dam.
  • The effective storage capacity of this dam is 5.82 km3.
  • It was one of the major multipurpose river valley schemes in post-independence India.
  • The installed power plant has a capacity of 347 MW.

4. Sardar Sarovar Dam

  • This dam is also known as Narmada Dam which is built on the sacred Narmada River in Gujarat.
  • The height of the dam is 138.68 meters (163 meters from the foundation)
  • The length is 1210 meters.
  • It is a gravity type dam.
  • It has an effective storage capacity of 5.80 km3.
  • The installed capacity of the power plant is 1450 MW.

5. Indira Sagar Dam

  • The foundation stone of the project was laid by the late Mrs. Indira Gandhi.
  • The height of Indra Sagar Dam is 92 meters.
  • The length is 653 meters.
  • The project was completed in 2005 on the Narmada River in Madhya Pradesh.
  • It is a gravity concrete dam.
  • The installed capacity of the power plant is 1000 MW.
  • It is the largest dam in India in terms of water storage capacity.
  • We hope that by reading the above information about dams, your general knowledge will be increased.
  • Apart from the above dams, there are some other important dams from where questions can be asked in the exam.
  • Scroll down to check the complete list of important dams along the places and rivers on which they build.

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