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State-wise Distribution of Dams in India

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What is a Dam?

A dam is a barrier that forestalls the waft of water and outcomes inside the introduction of a reservoir. Dams are specially constructed to allow you to produce power via way of means of the usage of water. This form of energy is called hydroelectricity.

Dams play an important role in the development and prosperity of a country as it allows the efficient usage of water.

State-wise Distribution of Dams

Dams can create habitats for various aquatic species, improve water quality, and reduce soil erosion, which can lead to ecological conservation and environmental sustainability.

1. Dams Located in Andhra Pradesh

DamRiverPlace (District)
Kalyani DamSwarnamukhi RiverTirupati
Kandaleru DamKandaleru RiverNellore
Srisailam DamKrishna RiverNagarkurnool
Somasila DamPenna RiverNellore 
Veligallu DamPapagni RiverKadapa
Jalaput DamGodavari riverVisakhapatnam
Polavaram damGodavari riverWest Godavari Dist.
Nagarjuna Sagar damKrishna RiverNalgonda
Mylavaram damPenna riverKadapa

2. Dams Located in Arunachal Pradesh

DamRiverPlace (District)
Subansiri DamSubansiri RiverLower Subansiri Dist.
Dibang Dam (Under Construction)Dibang RiverLower Dibang Valley Dist
Ranganadi DamRanganadi RiverYazali

3. Dams Located in Bihar

DamRiverPlace (District)
Chandan DamChandan RiverBanka Dist
Durgawati DamDurgawati RiverKaimur Dist
Nagi DamNagi RiverJamui Dist

4. Dams Located in Chhattisgarh

DamRiverPlace (District)
Gangrel Dam Mahanadi RiverDhamtari Dist.
Kutaghat Dam Kharoon RiverBilaspur Dist.
Minimata (Hasdeo) Bango Dam Hasdeo RiverKorba Dist. 
Dudhawa DamMahanadi RiverDhamtari Dist.

5. Dams Located in Gujarat

DamRiverPlace (District)
Kamleshwar DamHiran RiverJunagadh Dis
Sardar Sarovar DamNarmada River Narmada Valley
Ukai DamTapti RiverSurat Dist.

6. Dams Located in Punjab

DamRiverPlace (District)
Nangal DamSutlej River Rupnagar
Damsal DamDamsal RiverHoshiarpur
Ranjit Sagar (Thein) DamRavi RiverPathankot
Siswan DamSiswan RiverRopar

7. Dams Located in Himachal Pradesh

DamRiverPlace (District)
Bhakra DamSutlej RiverBilaspur
Chamera Dam Ravi RiverChamba
Maharana Pratap Sagar DamBeas RiverKangra
Pandoh Dam Beas RiverMandi

8. Dams Located in Jammu & Kashmir

DamRiverPlace (District)
Baglihar DamChenab RiverDoda
Chohal DamChohal Choe RiverHoshiarpur
Salal DamChenab River Reasi
Uri DamJhelum RiverBaramulla

9. Dams Located in Jharkhand

DamRiverPlace (District)
Konar DamKonar RiverHazaribagh
Maithon DamBarakar RiverDhanbad
Panchet DamDamodar RiverDhanbad
Tenughat DamDamodar River Bokaro

10. Dams Located in Karnataka

DamRiverPlace (District)
Almatti DamKrishna RiverBijapur 
Bhadra DamBhadra RiverChikmagalur
Linganamakki DamSharavathi RiverShimoga
Malaprabha DamMalaprabha RiverBelgaum

11. Dams Located in Kerala

DamRiverPlace (District)
Idamalayar Dam Edamalayar/Periyar RiverErnakulam
Idukki Arch DamPeriyar River Idukki
Mullaperiyar DamPeriyar River Idukki
Parambikulam DamParambikulam RiverPalakkad

12. Dams Located in Madhya Pradesh

DamRiverPlace (District)
Indira Sagar DamNarmada RiverMundi
Madikheda DamSindh RiverShivpuri
Omkareshwar DamNarmada RiverKhandwa
Tawa DamTawa RiverNarmadapuram

13. Dams Located in Maharashtra

DamRiverPlace (District)
Isapur DamPenganga RiverNanded
Jayakwadi(Paithan) DamGodavari RiverAurangabad
Koyna DamKoyna RiverSatara
Totladoh Dam Pench RiverNagpur

14. Dams Located in Odisha

DamRiverPlace (District)
Hirakud Dam (Longest Dam in India)Mahanadi RiverSambalpur
Indravati DamIndravati RiverKalahandi
Kapur DamKapur RiverNabarangpur
Mandira DamSankh RiverSundargarh

15. Dams Located in Rajasthan

DamRiverPlace (District)
Jawahar Sagar Dam Chambal RiverChittorgarh 
Jawai DamJawai RiverPali
Rana Pratap Sagar Dam Chambal RiverChittorgarh 

16. Dams Located in Tamil Nadu

DamRiverPlace (District)
Aliyar DamAliyar RiverCoimbatore
Amaravathi DamAmaravathi RiverTiruppur
Bhavani Sagar DamBhavani RiverErode Dist
Mettur DamCauvery RiverSalem

17. Dams Located in Telangana

DamRiverPlace (District)
Nizam sagar DamManjira RiverNizamabad
Ramagundam DamGodavari RivePeddapalli
Singur DamManjira RiverMedak

18. Dams Located in Uttar Pradesh

DamRiverPlace (District)
Matatila DamBetwa RiverLalitpur
Parichha DamBetwa RiverJhansi
Rajghat DamBetwa RiverLalitpur
Rihand DamRihand RiverSonbhadra

19. Dams Located in Uttarakhand

DamRiverPlace (District)
Tehri dam Bhagirathi riverNew Tehri
Lakhwar damYamuna RiverDehradun
Koteshwar damBhagirathi riverNew Tehri

20. Dams Located in West Bengal

DamRiverPlace (District)
Durgapur Barrage Damodar RiverBurdwan 
Mukutmanipur DamKangsabati, Kumari River Bankura

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