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List of Dams in India

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After independence, India has done pretty job in making dams and because of this India is one of the world’s most prolific dam-builders. In this article you will see some major dams also attraction of tourists from all over India like Tehri dam which is the eighth highest dam in the world. The Idukki dam is the first Indian arch dam build across the Periyar river in Kerala and the largest arch dam in Asia and many more.

Table of Contents

States

DAM Name

Andaman and Nicobar

Dhanikhari Dam
Kalpong

Andhra Pradesh

Dowleswaram Barrage on the Godavari River in the East Godavari district
Gandipalem Reservoir
Handri-Neeva
Kandaleru Dam
MPR Dam
Nagarjuna Sagar Dam on the Krishna River in between Nalgonda & Guntur districts
PABR Dam
Penna Reservoir on the Penna River in Nellore Dist
Polavaram Project on Godavari River
Pothireddypadu Reservoir near kund
Prakasham Barrage on the Krishna River in Vijayawada
Pulichintala on the river Krishna in [guntur district]
Siluru Dam upper
Somasila in Nellore district
Srisailam Dam between Mahabubnagar and Kurnool district
Tatipudi Reservoir
Telugu Ganga
Siluru Dam lower
Donkarayi Dam
Gundlakamma Reservoir
Sunkesula
Srisailam on Krishna River between Mahabubnagar and Karnool districts.
Mylavaram Dam on Penneru river in Kadapa Dist

Chhattisgarh

Dudhawa Dam
Gangrel Dam
Hasdeo Barrage
Kharkhara Dam
KhutaGhat Dam
Mongra Barrage
Murrum Silli Dam
Rabo Dam
Sikasar Dam
Sondur Dam
Tandula Dam

Goa

Anjuna Dam
Salaulim Dam

Gujarat

Ajwa in Vadodara District
Bhadar II on the Bandi River in Rajkot District
Bhadar on the Bhadar River in Rajkot District
Damanganga Dam on the Dmanganga River in Valsad District
Dantiwada Dam on Banas River in Banaskantha district
Dharoi Dam on the Sabarmati River near Dharoi, Mehsana District
Kadana Dam on the Mahi River in Panchmahal District
Kakrapar Dam near Surat on the Tapi River
Mitti Dam on the Mitti River, Abdasa Taluka, Kutch District
Panam Dam on the Panam River in Panchmahal District
Ranghola dam on Rangholi River in Bhavnagar
Sardar Sarovar Dam or Narmada Dam on the Narmada River
Shetrunji
Shyama Dam
Sukhi Dam on Sukhi River
Ukai Dam near Surat on Tapi River
Vasana Barrage on Sabarmati River near Ahmedabad
Wanakbori Dam in Balasinor
bhogawa in wadhwan

Himachal Pradesh and Punjab

Arjuna Dam on Ravi River in the Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh
Baira siul on Ravi River near Chamba
Bhakra Nangal Dam on Satluj River near the border between Punjab and Himachal Pradesh
Karcham Damin the Kinnaur District of Himachal Pradesh
Kaushalya Dam
Kishau Dam on Tons River
Kuppa Barrage in the Kinnaur District of Himachal Pradesh
Maharana Partap Sagar also known as Pong Dam on Beas River in the Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh
Nathpa Dam on Sutlej River in the Kinnaur and Shimla districts of Himachal Pradesh
Pandoh Dam on Beas River in the Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh
Ranjit Sagar Dam Project also known as Thein Dam on Ravi River in the Pathankot district of Punjab
Sukhna lake in Chandigarh, India is an artificial lake at the foot of the Sivalik Hills. This is 3 km² rainfed lake.

Jammu and Kashmir

salal Dam on the Chenab River in the southern Doda district
Bursar Dam on Marusudar River in Doda District
Chutak Hydroelectric Plant on Suru River in Kargil District
Domkhar Hydroelectric Dam Project on Indus on Khalsi-Batalik road, Leh District
Dulhasti Hydroelectric Project on the Chenab River in the Kishtwar district
Kirthai Dam on Chenab River
Kishanganga Hydroelectric Plant, under construction, on the Kishanganga River
Nimoo Bazgo Hydroelectric Plant on Sindhu River at village Alchi, Leh District
Pakal Dul Dam on Chenab River
Ratle Hydroelectric Plant on Chenab River in Drabshala village of Kishtwar District
Salal Hydroelectric Power Station on the Chenab River
Sawalkot Dam on Chenab River
Uri Dam – I & II on the Jhelum River near Uri in the Baramula district

Jharkhand

Canada Dam/Masanjore Dam on Mayurakshi River
Chandil Dam on Swarnarekha River near Chandil
Dhurwa Dam on Swarnarekha River at Ranchi
Garga dam on Garga river
Getalsud Dam on Swarnarekha River at Ranchi
Konar Dam on Konar River
Maithon Dam on Barakar River at Dhanbad
Palna Dam on Swarnarekha River near Chandil
Panchet on Damodar River
Patratu Dam/Nalkari Dam on Nalkari River
Patratu Dam near Ranchi
Siktiya Barrage on Ajay River
Tenughat Dam on Damodar River
Thein Dam on Vyas River
Tilaiya Dam on Barakar River

Karnataka

Almatti Dam across Krishna River
Basava Sagara Dam Lingsugur
Bennethora Reservoir, near Harsur, Gulbarga district
Bhadra Dam across Bhadra River
Chakra Dam on the Chakra river
Chikahole Dam, Chamarajnagar
Daroji Reservoir, near Hospet, Bellary district
Devarabelekere Reservoir, Davanagere district
Dhup Reservoir across Ghataprabha, Gokak
Gajanuru Dam across Tunga River
Garura Dam Krishna River
Gayathri Reservoir
Gayathri reservoir, Hiriyur taluk, Chitradurga Dist
Gersoppa dam /Sharawathi tailrace
Harangi Reservoir Kushalnagar, Kodagu Dist
Hemavathi Reservoir (Gorur Dam), Hassan Dist
Hidkal Jalashaya (Dam) across Ghataprabha
Iglooru Dam across shimsha river, Mandya Dist
Kabini Reservoir Beechanahalli, H.D Kote, Mysore Dist
Kadra Dam, Uttara Kannada district
Kanva Reservoir
Karanja Reservoir, Halikhed, Bidar District
Kempu Hole Dam
KRS dam
Kodasalli Dam
Krishna Raja Sagara Dam on Kaveri River
Lakkavali Dam across Bhadra river
Linganamakki Dam on Sharavathi River
Manchinabeli Dam
Mani Reservoir, near Thirthahalli, Shimoga district
Marconhalli Dam, Kunigal, Tumkur Dist
Nagara Reservoir, near Nagara, Shimoga district
Narayanpur Dam downstream of Almatti Dam
Naviltheertha Dam across Malaprabha
Nugu Dam, Beerwal, H.D.Kote, Mysore Dist
Renuka Sagara Reservoir, Saundatti, Belgaum district
Savehaklu Reservoir, near Thirthahalli, Shimoga district
Shanti Sagara or Sulekere Reservoir, Chinnagiri, Davanagere district
Shirur Dam, near Ankalgi, Belgaum district
Supa Dam across Kali River, Ganeshgudi near Dandeli and Joida
Suvarnawathi Dam, Chamarajnagar
Talakalale Balancing Reservoir, near Sagara, Shimoga district
Taraka Reservoir, H.D.Kote, Mysore Dist
Thippagondanahalli Reservoir
Thumbe Dam across Nethravathi river
Tungabhadra Dam
Vani Vilasa Sagara, (Marikanive), Hiriyur, Chitradurga Dist
Vatehole Dam,Alur taluk, Hassan Dist
Yagachi Dam on the Yagachi River, Belur Taluka, Hassan District

Kerala

Aanayirangal Dam in Idukki District
Anathodu and Kakki Dam
Banasura Sagar Dam on Kabini River in the Wayanad District
Cheruthoni Dam on periyar river in idukki district
Chimmony Dam in Thrissur District
Chulliyar Dam Palakkad District
Idamalayar Dam on Idamalayar River in Ernakulam District
Idukki arch dam on the Periyar River in Idukki District
Kakkayam Dam in Kozhikode District
Kallarkutty Dam on Muthirappuzha River
Kanjirapuzha Dam in Palakkad District
Karapuzha Dam in Wayanad District
Kochu Pamba Dam on Pamba River in Idukki District
Kulamavu Dam on periyar river in idukki district
Kundala dam in Munnar in Idukki District
Malampuzha Dam in Palakkad District
Malankara Dam
Mangalam Dam in Palakkad District
Mattupetty Dam in Idukki District
Meenkara Dam on the Palakkad District
Mullaperiyar Dam on the Periyar River in Idukki District
Neyyar Dam on Neyyar River in Thiruvananthapuram District
Parambikulam Dam on the Parambikulam River in Palakkad District
Pazhassi Dam on Iritty River in the Kannur District
Peechi Dam in Thrissur District
Peppara Dam in Thiruvananthapuram District
Peringalkuthu Dam in Thrissur District
Peruvannamoozhi Dam on Kuttiyadi River in Kozhikode District
Ponmudi Dam on Panniar River
Pothundi Dam in Palakkad District
Sholayar Dam in Thrissur District
Siruvani dam in Palakkad District
Thenmala dam on Kalladayar in Kollam District
Thunakkadavu Dam on the Palakkad District
Vazhani Dam in Thrissur District
Walayar Dam in Palakkad District

Madhya Pradesh

Bansagar Dam on Son River in Shahdol District
Bargi Dam on Narmada River in Jabalpur District
Barna Dam
Bhadbhada Dam in Bhopal
Bheemgarh Dam on Wainganga River in Seoni
Gandhi Sagar Dam on Chambal River in Mandsaur District
Govindgarh in Rewa
Halali Dam
Harshi Dam
Indirasagar on Narmada River in Khandwa District
Kerwa Dam
Kolar Dam
Madikheda Dam on Sindh River in Shivpuri District
Maheshwar Dam on Narmada River in Khargone District
Marwari Dam in Singraulli
Omkareshwar Dam on Narmada River
Peshari Dam
Rajghat Dam on Betwa River in Ashoknagar District
Tawa Reservoir on Tawa River in Hoshangabad District
Tigra Dam on Sank River in Gwalior District
Tippa Jhariya Dam
KUSHALPURA Dam on DUDHI RIVER BARGIYA VILLAGE MP DIST RAJGARh

Manipur

Khuga
Loktak

Maharashtra

Tipaimukh Dam on the Barak River
Akkalpada Dam – River Panjra (Dhule) – [in progress]
Alwani Dam – River Vaitarana, Igatpuri, Nashik
Andhra Dam – River Andhra, Pune
Arunavati Dam, Yavatmal
Barvi Dam, Badlapur, Thane District
Bembla Dam, Bembla River, Yavatmal
Bham Dam – River Tapi, Dharni
Bhama Askhed Dam, Pune
Bhatghar Dam – River Nira, Bhor, Pune
Bhatsa Dam – River Bhatsa, Shahapur, Thane
Chaskaman – River Bhima, Near Rajgurunagar Pune
Dhom Dam – River Krishna, Wai, Satara
Dimbhe Dam – River Ghod, Pune
Dudhganga Dam- River Dudhganga, Kalammawadi, Kolhapur
Gangapur Dam, Nashik
Ghod Dan – River Ghod, Pune
Ghokhi Dam, Yavatmal
Girna Dam – River Girna
Girna Dam, Kalamdari, Nandgaon, Nasik
Gosekhurd Dam,on Wainganga river in Bhandara dist
Hatnur Dam – River Tapi, Jalgaon
Isapur Dam – River Painganga
Jayakwadi Dam – River Godavari, Paithan, Aurnagabad
Kalmodi Dam – River Arala, Khed, Pune
Kanher Dam – Venna River, Satara
Karanjwan Dam
Khadakwasla Dam – River Mutha, Pune
Kolkewadi Dam
Koyna Dam – River Koyna, Satara
Lower Pus Dam – River Pus, Dongargaon, Yavatmal
Majalgaon Dam – River Sindphana, Majalgaon
Manikdoh Dam – River Kukadi, Junnar, Pune
Manjara Dam – River Manjara, Latur
Morbe Dam, Dhavari River, Khalapur
Mula Dam – River Mula, Rahuri, Ahmednagar
Mulshi Dam – River Mula, Pune
Nandur Madhmeshwar Dam
Navergaon Dam,Yavatmal
Ner Dam, Pusegaon, Satara
Nira Devdhar Dam – River Nira, Bhor, Pune
NRC Dam – River Ulhas, Kalyan
Ozarkhed Dam, Nashik
Panshet Dam – River Ambi, Velhe, Pune
Pavana Dam – River Pavana, Pune
Pravara Dam – River Godavari
Radhanagari Dam – River Bhogavati, Radhanagari, Kolhapur
Saikheda Dam
Siddheshwar Dam – River Purna, Parbhani
Talamba Dam – River Karli, Kudal, Sindhudurga
Tansa Dam
Temghar Dam – River Mutha, Pune
Tillari Dam – River Tillari, Sawantwadi, Sindhudurga
Totaladoh Dam – River Pench, Nagpur
Tulashi Dam,Tulashi River Kolhapur
Tulashi Dam,Tulashi River Kolhapur
Ujani Dam – River Bhima, Tembhurni, Solapur
Upper Painganga-Isapur, Yavatmal
Upper Pus, Vasant Sagar, Pus Liver, Yavatmal
Upper Vaitarna Dam – River Vaitarana, Igatpuri, Nashik
Upper Wardha Dam – River Wardha, Amravati
Urmodi Dam – River Urmodi, Satara
Varana Dam – River Varana, Sangli
Varasgaon Dam – River Mose, Pune
Veer Dam – River Nira, Shirval, Satara
Vishnupuri Dam – Godavari River, Nanded
Waghadi Dam-Waghadi River, Yavatmal
Waghur Dam – River Waghur, Jalgaon
Wilson/Bhandardara Dam – River Pravara, Bhandardara, Nashik
Yedgaon Dam – River Kukadi
Yeldari Dam – River Purna, Parbhani

Meghalaya

Umiam Lake

Mizoram

Serlui B Dam
Tuirial Dam

Odisha

Balimela Reservoir
Hadgarh Dam
Hirakud Dam on Mahanadi River near Sambalpur
Indravati Dam on Indravati River in kalahandi district
Jalaput Dam on Sileru River near Jaypore, Koraput District
Kala Dam Mayurbhanj
Mandira Dam
Patora Dam
Rengali Dam on Brahmani River
Salia dam on Kharkhari River in Ganjam District
Satkosia (Angul)
Sunei Dam Mayurbhanj

Rajasthan

Bisalpur Dam Project on Banas River
Gambhiri Dam on Gambhiri River at Aranoda village, Tehsil-Nimbahera, Dist. Chittorgarh
Jawahar Sagar Dam
Jawai Dam
Kot (Sikar) Dam
Kota Barrage
Mahi Bajaj Sagar Dam on Mahi River
Meja Dam on Kothari river in Bhilwara District
Morel Dam on Morel River
Parvati Dam Project on Parvati River at aangai village, Tehsil -Baseri, Dist. Dholpur
Rana Pratap Sagar dam on Chambal River
Sukali dam on Sukali river at Selvada
Upper Kodra Dam and Lower Kodra Dam, Mount Abu
Jakham Dam on Jakham river at Pratapgarh[5]

Sikkim

Rangit Dam
Teesta-V Dam

Tamil Nadu

Aathupalayam Dam
Aliyar Reservoir, Pollachi taluk, Coimbatore district
Amaravathi Reservoir, Udumalaipettai taluk in Tirupur district
Anaikuttam Reservoir
Anainaduvu Reservoir
Bhavanisagar Reservoir on Bhavani River in Erode district
Chittar Reservoir in Kanyakumari District
Chittar Reservoir-1 in Kanyakumari District
Golwarpatti Reservoir
Gomukhinadhi Reservoir
Kallanai Anaicut
Gundar Reservoir in Tirunelveli District
Gunderippalam Reservoir
Kadana Dam in Tirunelveli district
Kallanai Dam
Karaiyar Upper Dam in Tirunelveli District
Kariakoil Reservoir
Karupppanadhi Reservoir
Kelavarapalli Reservoir
Kesarigulihalla Reservoir
Kodaganar Reservoir
Kodiveri Dam
Kovilar Reservoir
Krishnagiri Reservoir
Kullursandai Reservoir
Kutharaiyar Reservoir
Lower Nirar Reservoir
Manimukthanadhi Reservoir
Manimuthar Reservoir
Manjalar Reservoir
Marudhanadhi Reservoir
Mekarai Adaivinainor Dam In Sengotai Thirunelvelli
Mettur Dam on Kaveri River in Salem district
Nagavathi Reservoir
Noyyal Oarathuppalayam, Kangayam taluk in Tirupur district
Orathupalayam dam
Pachchayaru Reservoir in Tirunelveli District
Palar Porandalar Reservoir
Pambar Reservoir in Tirunelveli District
Papanasam Lower Dam in Tirunelveli District
Parappalar Reservoir
Pechiparai Reservoir in Kanyakunari District
Periyar Reservoir (Pilavukkal Project)
Perumpallam Reservoir
Perunchani Reservoir in Kanyakumari District
Peruvaripallam
Ponnaniar Reservoir
Puzhal Reservoir in Chennai
Ramanadhi Reservoir in Tirunelveli District
Sathanur Reservoir
Servalar Dam in Tirunelveli District
Sholayar Reservoir in Coimbatore district
Siddhamalli Reservoir
Soolagiri chinnar Reservoir
Thambalahalli Reservoir
Thirumurthi Reservoir
Thoppaiyar Reservoir
Thunakadavu Reservoir
Uppar Reservoir
Upper Nirar Wier
Vaigai Dam in Theni district
Vaigai Reservoir in Madurai district
Vaniyar Reservoir
Varadamanadhi Reservoir
Varattupallam Reservoir
Vattamalaikarai Odai Reservoir
Vembakottai Reservoir
Vidur Reservoir
Willingdon Reservoir

Telangana

Brmham Sagar
Dindi Reservoir
Dummagudem
Ellammpalli
Himayath Sagar, reservoir in Hyderabad
Icchampally Project on the river Godavari and an inter state project Andhra pradesh, Maharastra, Chattisghad
Jeri Dam
Jurala on the Krishna River in Mahbubnagar district[6]
Lower Manair Dam on the canal of Sriram Sagar Project (SRSP) in Karimnagar district
Koil Sagar, a Dam in Mahbubnagar district
Musi Reservoir
Nagarjuna Sagar Dam on the Krishna River in the Guntur-Nalgonda district
Nizam Sagar Reservoir on the Manjira River in the Nizamabad district
Osman Sagar Reservoir on the Musi River in Hyderabad
Pranahita Chevella on the river Godavari in Adilabad District
Rajolibanda Dam
Ramagundam Dam on the river Godavari in Karimnagar District
Singur Dam
Sriram Sagar Reservoir on the Godavari River between Adilabad and Nizamabad districts

Uttar Pradesh

Adawa Dam
Chittaurgarh Dam
Govind Sagar Dam on Shahzad River
Jamni Dam on Jamni River
Jirgo reservoir on Jirgo river
Lav Khush Barrage on Ganges river
Matatila Dam on Betwa River
Meja Dam
Musa Kahand on Karmnasa river
Parichha Dam on Betwa River
Rajghat Dam
Renu Sagar Dam
Govind Ballabh Pant Sagar on Rihand River
Rohini Dam on Rohini River
Sajnam Dam on Sajnam River
Shahzad Dam on Shahzad River
Sirsi Dam
Sukma-Dukma Dam a below water construction on Betwa River

Uttarakhand

Alaknanda Hydro Power Ltd
Baigul Dam
Baur Dam
Birahi Ganga Hydro Power Ltd
Dakpathar Barrage on Tons and Yamuna in Vikasnagar
Dhauliganga Dam
Haripura Dam
Katapathar Barrage
Kishau Dam
Lakhwar Dam
Nanaksager Dam
Ramganga Dam on Ramganga River in Kalagarh
Srinager Dam
Tanakpur Dam
Tehri Dam on Bhagirathi River
Koteshwar Dam on Bhagirathi River
Tumaria Dam
Vishnuprayag
Viyasi Dam

West Bengal

Durgapur Barrage on Damodar River
Farakka Barrage on Ganges River
Maithon Dam on Damodar River
Panchet Dam on Damodar River
Vakrananga Dam
Kangsabati Dam on Kangsabati and Kumari River

 

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