List of Dams in India

India, the place where rivers have the gigantic potential for the development of enormous dams. India is home to around 5,200 dams spread across the country, for various purposes and well-being.

After Independence, we have gained bunches of headway in dams and water repositories, Now India is one of the world’s most productive dam manufacturers.

Water assets in India are progressively turning out to be scant. Since precipitation happens just for 90 days in a couple of spells, stockpiling by dams is basic to use waters.

In India, Agriculture is known to be the foundation of our economy. It assumes a critical part from the efficient viewpoint as well as affects our political, social and social life.

Horticulture relies significantly upon the water. Additionally, water is the most urgent asset a living being necessities to endure. To support life on dryer days, the appropriate capacity of water is fundamental during rainstorms.

In this interaction of capacity and the board of water assets, the greatest and Highest dams and water repositories of India come into the image.
Repositories made by dam stifle floods as well as give water to exercises like water system, human utilization, modern use, hydroponics, and traversability. There can be various purposes behind them for turning into a famous fascination as they are generally circled by the lovely environmental factors.

While dams can profit society from multiple points of view, they are additionally probably the greatest danger to stream nature, untamed life, the amphibian territory of fish, and eventually people.

Andhra Pradesh

Dam/ReservoirRiverHeightLengthStorage capacity (tmcft)Reservoir Area (km2)
Sunkesula BarrageTungabhadra River163 m (535 ft)1,300 m (4,265 ft)1.25 tmcft60 km2
Srisailam DamKrishna River145.10 m (476 ft)512 m (1,680 ft)216 tmcft200 km2
Somasila DamPenna River128 ft760 m (2,493 ft)78 tmcft
Nagarjuna Sagar DamKrishna River124 m (407 ft)1,550 m (5,085 ft)312 tmcft181.051 km2
Nagarjuna Sagar tail pondKrishna River62.48 m (205 ft)10 m (33 ft)6 tmcft120.67 km2
Jalaput DamGodavari River60.65 m (199 ft)419 m (1,375 ft)34.273 tmcft97.12 km2
Polavaram DamGodavari River39.28 m (129 ft)2,914 m (9,560 ft)194 tmcft600 km2
Nallamalasagar ReservoirKrishna River11.7 m (38 ft)43.5 tmcft
Dowleswaram BarrageGodavari River4.572 m (15 ft)5,837 m (19,150 ft)5.14 tmcft (including dead storage)63.5 km2
Prakasham BarrageKrishna River3.66 m (12 ft)1,223.5 m (4,014 ft)3 tmcft30.36 km2
Telugu GangaKrishna River
Gandikota ReservoirPenna River26.85 tmcft
Velgodu ReservoirTungabhadra River10.14 tmcft
Handri Neeva ProjectTungabhadra River
Alaganur ReservoirTungabhadra River
RajolibandaTungabhadra River
Sangam BarragePenna River
Mylavaram DamPenna River9.98 tmcft
PABR DamPenna River9.78 tmcft
MPR DamPenna River
Chitravathi ReservoirPenna River
Cheyyeru ReservoirPenna River
Nellore anicutPenna River
Veligallu Dam ReservoirPapagni River
Gundlakamma ReservoirGundlakamma River
Jeedipalli ReservoirHandri River
Brahmamsagar DamHandri River
Thandava DamThandava River
Upper Sileru DamSabari River
Donkarayi DamSileru River
Kandaleru DamKandaleru River68 tmcft
Gandipalem ProjectManneru River
Tatipudi ReservoirGosthani River
Yeleru ReservoirYeleru River
Kanithi ReservoirYeleru River
Gotta BarrageVamsadhara River
Kalyani DamSwarnamukhi River
Jhanjavati ProjectNagavali River
Thotapalli BarrageNagavali River
Madduvalasa ReservoirNagavali River
Narayanapuram ProjectNagavali River

Arunachal Pradesh

RiverDamHeightLengthTypeStorage capacityReservoir AreaComplete
Ranganadi RiverRanganadi68 m (223 ft)344.75 m (1,131 ft)Gravity21,280 m3 (17 acre⋅ft)1,600,000 m2 (395 acres)2003
DibangDibang288 mConcrete gravityIn progress

Chhattisgarh

RiverDamHeightLengthTypeStorage capacityReservoir AreaComplete
MahanadiDudhawa Dam24.53 m2,906.43 m1964
MahanadiGangrel Dam30.5 m1,800 mEmbankment, earth-fill910,500,000 m³95 km21979
HasdeoMinimata Hasdeo Bango87 m (285 ft)2,509.5 m (8,233 ft)Earth-fill & Gravity3,416,000,000 m3 (2,769,396 acre⋅ft)18,490,000 m2 (4,569 acres)1990
Matholi riverKherkatta Reservoir20 m610 mEmbankment, earth-fill2,955,000 m³
ShivnathMongra Barrage[4]2008
SillariMurrum Silli Dam34.15 m2591 mEmbankment, earth-fill165,340,000 m³25 km21923
SondurSondur Dam
Tandula and Sukh nalaTandula Dam312,250,000 m³1921

Bihar

NameRiverLength (m)Max Height (m)DistrictPurpose
Ajan DamAjay518.339.02JamuiIrrigation
Amrity Dam166.1616.65JamuiIrrigation
Badua DamBadua457.3256.66BankaIrrigation
Barnar Dam282.776.75JamuiIrrigation
Baskund DamBaskund67.0717.68LakhisaraiIrrigation
Belharna DamBelharna411.5830.1JamuiIrrigation
Bilasi DamBilasi169.819.97JamuiIrrigation
Chandan DamChandan155540.4JamuiIrrigation
Durgawati DamDurgawati1615.446.3Kaimur (bhabua)Irrigation
Gaighat DamBagharaMunger
Jalkund DamJalkund631.115.99MungerIrrigation
Job DamJob161618.9NawadaIrrigation
Kailash Ghati DamKailash Ghati18325.9JamuiIrrigation
Khargpur Lake DamMan221.0426.53MungerIrrigation
Kohira DamKohira265.2416Kaimur (bhabua)Irrigation
Kolmahadeo DamKolmahadev(bhusari)15719.2NawadaIrrigation
Morwy DamMorwe533.5325.56LakhisaraiIrrigation
Nagi DamNagi1884113.5JamuiIrrigation
Nakti DamNakti990.8523.61JamuiIrrigation
Orhni DamOrni68623.774JamuiIrrigation
Phulwaria DamTilaiya113525.66NawadaIrrigation
Sindhwarni DamMan125.7621.34MungerIrrigation
Srikhandi DamSrikhandi205.816.65JamuiIrrigation
Upper Kiul DamKiul367330.48JamuiIrrigation

Goa

DamHeightLengthTypeStorage capacityReservoir AreaComplete
Amthane25.21 m (83 ft)450 m (1,476 ft)Earth-fill5,970,000 m3 (4,840 acre⋅ft)680,000 m2 (168 acres)1987
Anjunem43 m (141 ft)185 m (607 ft)Earth-fill & Gravity44,830,000 m3 (36,344 acre⋅ft)2,530,000 m2 (625 acres)1989
Moisal20 m (66 ft)230 m (755 ft)Earth-fill4,570,000 m3 (3,705 acre⋅ft)530,000 m2 (131 acres)1989
Chapoli Dam25.50 m (84 ft)760 m (2,493 ft)Earth-fill9,980,000 m3 (8,091 acre⋅ft)1,100,000 m2 (272 acres)2000
Salaulim42.70 m (140 ft)1,004 m (3,294 ft)Earth-fill & Gravity234,361,000 m3 (190,000 acre⋅ft)29,640,000 m2 (7,324 acres)2000

Gujarat

DamHeightLengthRiverReservoir AreaComplete
Ajwa5,000 metersVishwamitri riverearly 20th century
Dantiwada Dam61 meters4,832 metersWest Banas-Anjana River1965
Hemil damChaudhari River
Mitti Dam4,405 metersMitti River1983
Ranghola damRangholi River
Sardar Sarovar Dam138.68 meters1,210 m (3,970 ft)Narmada River375.33 km217-Sep-17
Sukhi Dam38 meters4,256 metersSukhi River1987
Ukai Dam80.772 meters4,927 m (16,165 ft)Tapti River52,000 hac1972

Haryana

DamHeightLengthCompleteLocation
Hathni Kund Barrage360 m1999Yamunanagar district
Palla barrageFaridabad district
Masani barrage1989Masani, Rewari District
Tajewala Barrage27.73 m (91.0 ft)360 m (1,180 ft)1873Yamuna Nagar District
Anangpur Dam7m50m9th century by king Anangpal TomarSurajkund, Faridabad
Kaushalya Dam2012Pinjore
Ottu barrage1896Ottu, Sirsa district
Pathrala barrage34 m (112 ft)460 m (1,510 ft)1876Yamunanagar district

Himachal Pradesh

DamRiverHeightLengthStorage capacityReservoir AreaCompleteLocation
Bhakra DamSatluj River226m (741 ft )520m9.340 km3168.35 km21963Bilaspur
Kol DamSatluj River
Nathpa DamSatluj River
Kishau DamTons River
Karcham DamBaspa River
Sangla DamBaspa River
Pandoh DamBeas River
Pong DamBeas River
Chamera DamRavi River

Jammu and Kashmir

DamRiverLengthStorage capacityComplete
Salal DamChenab
Chutak Hydroelectric PlantSuru
Dul Hasti Hydroelectric PlantChenab
Kishanganga Hydroelectric PlantKishanganga7.55 MCMConstruction completed, commissioning awaited
Nimoo Bazgo Hydroelectric PlantIndus
Ratle Hydroelectric PlantChenab23.86 MCMUnder construction[6]
Uri- II DamJhelum River6.34 MCM
Tulbul ProjectJhelum River6.34 MCM
Baglihar DamChenab52 MCM

Jharkhand

DamRiverHeightLengthStorage capacityReservoir AreaComplete
Getalsud DamSwarnarekha35 m717 km2
Chandil DamSwarnarekha56.8 m720.10 m1963M cu m56.46 km21978
Konar DamKonar48.77 m4,535 m27.92 km2
Maithon DamBarakar50 m4,789 m65 km21957
PanchetDamodar
Tenughat DamDamodar
Tilaiya DamBarakar
Khandoli DamDamodar
Massanjore DamMayurakshi
Punasi DamAjay

Karnataka

DamStorage capacityHeight LengthReservoir AreaCompleted yearPurpose
Almatti Dam123.25 tmcft49.29 m1564.85 m540.11 km21999Irrigation & Hydroelectric
Basava Sagara Dam37.965 tmcft29.72 m10637.52 m132.06 km21982Irrigation & Hydroelectric
Bhadra Dam71.50 tmcft194 ft1708 m112.508 km21965Irrigation & Hydroelectric
Tungabhadra Pull UP Dam254.44 tmcftNA m402.00 m19850 (hectare)  (Sq. km.)2010Irrigation & Hydroelectric
Tungabhadra Dam132.47 tmcft49.39 m2443 m378 km21953Irrigation & Hydroelectric
Krishna Raja Sagara Dam49.452 tmcft42.62 m2621 m107.808 km21931Irrigation & Hydroelectric
Linganamakki Dam156.62 tmcft61.26 m2749.29 m317.28 km21964Hydroelectric
Harangi Reservoir8.07 tmcft53 m845.8 m19.081 km21982Irrigation & Hydroelectric
Shanti Sagara3.5 tmcft27 ft290 m27 km2Irrigation
Raja Lakhamagowda dam51.16 tmcft53.34 m10183 m63.38 km21977Irrigation & Hydroelectric
Renuka Sagara Dam37.73 tmcft43.13 m154.52 m54.97 km21972Irrigation & Hydroelectric
Kadra Dam13.74 tmcft40.50 m2313 m32.48 km21997Hydroelectric
Supa Dam147.54 tmcft101 m331.29 m124 km21987Hydroelectric
Kanva Reservoir0.85 tmcft22.57 m1422 m4.37 km21946Irrigation
Kodasalli Dam10.14 tmcft52.1 m534 m20.85 km22000Hydroelectric
Vani Vilasa Sagara28.34 tmcft43.28 m405.4 m87.63 km21907Irrigation & Hydroelectric

Kerala

NameArea (km2)DistrictAltitude (m)
Malampuzha Dam23.13Palakkad104
Mangalam Dam3.93Palakkad72
Meenkara Dam2.59Palakkad152
Chulliar Dam1.59Palakkad143
Pothundi Dam3.63Palakkad93
Walayar Dam2.59Palakkad197
Siruvani DamPalakkad
Kanjirapuzha Dam5.12Palakkad90
Parambikulam20.92Palakkad545
Thunakkadavu Dam2.83Palakkad565
Peruvaaripallam DamPalakkad565
Sholayar Dam8.7Thrissur
Peringalkuthu Dam2.63Thrissur
Thenmala Dam25.9Kollam
Aruvikkara Dam2.58Thiruvananthapuram
Peechi Dam12.63Thrissur73
Vazhani Dam2.55Thrissur
Kuttiady Dam10.52Kozhikode
Neyyar Dam15Thiruvananthapuram
Pamba Dam5.7Pathanamthitta
Kakki18Pathanamthitta981m
Idukki Dam61.6Idukki720
Ponmudi Dam2.6Idukki
Anayirankal Dam4.33Idukki
Kundala Dam2.3Idukki
Mattupatti Dam3.24Idukki
Sengulam Dam0.33Idukki
Neriamangalam Dam4.13Ernakulam
Bhoothathankettu Dam6.08Ernakulam
Periyar Lake28.9Idukki
Pazhassi Dam6.48Kannur
Peppara Dam5.82Thiruvananthapuram
Malankara Dam11Idukki
Chimmony Dam85.067Thrissur
Banasura Sagar DamWayanad
Karapuzha DamWayanad
Mullaperiyar DamIdukki
Cheruthoni DamIdukki
Kulamavu DamIdukki
Erattayar DamIdukki
Kakkayam Dam7.15Kozhikode
Asurankund Dam7.15Thrissur

Madhya Pradesh

DamRiverHeightLengthStorage capacity
Bansagar DamSon49 m3600 m1,024,000 m3
Bargi DamNarmada River64 m750 m50,000,000 m3
IndirasagarNarmada river92 m653 m9,750,000,000 m3
Omkareshwar DamNarmada river33 m949 m
Barna DamBarna River
Bhadbhada DamKaliasote river
Bheemgarh DamWainganga
kutni Dam, KhajwaKutni river
kutni dam, Madhya PradeshKutni river25m
Gandhi Sagar DamChambal
Halali DamHalali River
Kolar DamKolar River
Rajghat DamBetwa
Tawa ReservoirTawa
Tigra DamSank
Kerwa Dam
Madikheda DamSindh River
Harshi DamParvati River
Machagora DamPench River

Manipur

DamRiverHeightLengthTypeStorage capacity
Khuga damKhuga River – – – –
Tipaimukh DamBarak River – – – –

Maharashtra

NameYear CompletedLocationVolume content (103m3)Reservoir Area (103m2)Purpose
Dhamapur1530Sindhudurg2687Irrigation
Powai1799MumbaiWater Supply
Vihar1860Mumbai3537270Water Supply
Ekrukh1871Solapur130Irrigation, Water Supply
Shirsufal1879Pune, Baramati1601Irrigation
Tulshi1879Mumbai1350Water supply
Khadakwasla1880Pune, Khadakwasala117014800Irrigation, Water supply
Ashti1883Solapur, MoholIrrigation
Mhaswad1887Satara, Man16251Irrigation
Tansa1892Mumbai267019.1Water supply
Shetfal1901Pune, Indapur1733498Irrigation
Khairbandha1903Gondia243.524147Irrigation
Pathari1905Solapur, BarshiIrrigation
Chankapur1911Kalwan212310320Irrigation
Ramtek1913Ramtek130021270Irrigation
Chandpur1915Tumsar80.369072Irrigation
Walwan1916Pune, Lonavala18214250Hydroelectricity
Darna1916Nashik, Igatpuri1886.134750Irrigation
Bodalkasa1917Tiroda107.626450Irrigation
Asolamendha1918Shindewadi3501880Irrigation
Shirvata1920Pune, Lonavala46013.08Hydroelectricity
Thokarwadi1922Pune, Maval21224.3Hydroelectricity
Chorkhamara1923Tiroda3005235Irrigation
Ghorazari1923Nagbhir90976Irrigation
Bhandardara1926Ahmednagar335743.18Irrigation
Bhatghar1927Pune, Bhor65031900Irrigation, Hydroelectricity
Mulshi1927Pune, Mulashi3802Hydroelectricity
Mas1932Khamgaon3994810Irrigation
Ghanewadi1935JalnaWater Supply
Visapur1936Srigonda130Irrigation
Radhanagari1954Radhanagari18218Irrigation, Hydroelectricity
Vaitarna (Modaksagar)1954Mumbai0.068.39Water supply
Purmepeda1955Dhule525303Irrigation
Khasapur1956Paranda430Irrigation
Dheku1960Vaijapur137447Irrigation
Sindphana1963Patoda125935068Irrigation
Ekburji1964Washim566218Irrigation
Khelocala1964Sillod5883678Irrigation
Upper Dudhana1964Jalna965445Irrigation
Koyna1964Patan155511535Hydroelectricity
Harni1965Osmanabad, Tuljapur317Irrigation
Gangapur1965Nashik461222860Irrigation
Chandani1965Osmanabad, Paranda289813Irrigation
Bor1965Bori247413506Irrigation
Ghod1965Shirur102030992Irrigation
Tisangi1966Solapur, PandharpurIrrigation
Wunna1966Nagpur390569Irrigation
Galhati1966AmbadIrrigation
Mangi1966Solapur, KarmalaIrrigation
Mehakari1966Ashti163.538Irrigation
Wan1966Beed, Ambejogai1358Irrigation
Bhudihal1966Solapur, SangolaIrrigation
Nawegaonbandh1967Navegaon10344Irrigation
Pandherbodi1967Umrer284425Irrigation
Kurje (Dhapcheri)1967Dahanu846.125620Irrigation, Water Supply
Nalganga1967Malkapur150010980Irrigation
Sukhana1968Aurangabad686782Irrigation
Kurnur1968Osmanabad, Tuljapur45570Irrigation
Manar1968Kandhar15572559Irrigation
Yeldari1968Yeldari101540Irrigation, Hydroelectricity
Siddheshwar1968Siddeshwar907.240580Irrigation
Kundrala1969Mukhed370253Irrigation
Gharni1969SirurIrrigation
Dolwahal (Weir)1969Roha19433230Irrigation, Water Supply
Girna1969Nandgaon204260040Irrigation, Hydroelectricity
Malangaon1970Sakri500248Irrigation
Karwand1970Sirpur1191Irrigation
Itiadoh1970Arjuni91146910Irrigation, Hydroelectricity
Sirpur1970Deori119532970Irrigation
Pujaritola1970Amgaon66417650Irrigation
Terna1970Osmanabad186380Irrigation
Morna1971Patur11094930Irrigation
Gyanganga1971Khamgaon13804151Irrigation
Upper Pus (Pus)1971Yavatmal, Pusad19808953Irrigation
Malkhed1972Chandur Rly4816717Irrigation, Water Supply
Tanajisagar (Panshet)1972Velhe419015645Irrigation, Water supply
Pawana1972Pune, Pawananagar19892365Hydroelectricity, Water supply
Kalyangirija1972Jalna520568Irrigation
Bhojapur1972Nashik, Sinnar4493352Irrigation
Saikheda1972Pandharkawada909836Irrigation
Mula1972Ahmadnagar, Rahuri759453600Irrigation
Upper Vaitarana1973Nashik, Igatpuri152037130Irrigation
Panzara1973Sakri15975590Irrigation
Yeralwadi1973Satara, Khatav663Irrigation
Manyad1973Chalisgaon896.58710Irrigation
Chulbandh1974Gondia1303750Irrigation
Dhamna1974Bhokardan443433Irrigation
Dina1974Charmoshi95713765Irrigation
Kanoli1974Dhule290217Irrigation
Nazare1974Pune, Purandar10103890Irrigation, Water Supply
Karanjwan1974Dindori196018420Irrigation
Katepurna1974Mahan Barshi Takali69312430Irrigation, Water Supply
Kolkewadi1975Chiplun576167Hydroelectricity
Nirguna1975Patur1244760Irrigation
Karpara1975Jintur344778Irrigation
Palkhed1975Nashik, Dindori12285760Irrigation
Kanholibara1976Hingana115.3333Irrigation
Vir Baji Pasalkar(Varasgaon)1976Pune, Velhe1055024200Irrigation, Hydroelectricity
Alwandi1976Nashik, Igatpuri93037130Irrigation
Adhala1976Akola14372306Irrigation
Tiru1976Osmanabad311690Irrigation
Kamthikhairy (Pench)1976Nagpur492823653Irrigation, Water Supply
Jayakwadi1976Aurangabad, Paithan1341039800Irrigation, Hydroelectricity
Jakapur1977Latur322Irrigation
Pargaon Ghatshil1977Pargaon Ghatshil2973740Irrigation
Dhom1977Wai63352498Irrigation, Hydroelectricity
Suki1977Khiroda1430366Irrigation
Hingani (Pangaon)1977Solapur, Barshi74Irrigation
Yedgaon1977Pune, Junnar10041700Irrigation
Bori1977Parola55348460Irrigation
Adan1977Karanja142810520Irrigation
Januna1978Barshi Takali150404Irrigation
Makardhokada1978Umrer652.87322Irrigation
Matoba1978Pune, Daund45.61900Irrigation
Tulshi1978Radhanagari25533Irrigation, Hydroelectricity
Khandeshar1978Osmanabad3053000Irrigation
Karadkhed1978Degloor498289Irrigation
Ambadi1978Aurangabad, Kannad707Irrigation
Barvi1978Thane0.04Water Supply
Waghadi1978Ghatanji7736580Irrigation
Aner1978Shivpur3162Irrigation
Waghad1979Nashik, Dindori1783526Irrigation
Koradi1979Buldhana, Mehkar11936465Irrigation
Kawadas (Pickup)1979Thane, Javhar1805480Irrigation
Mandohol1979Parner426199.51Irrigation
Pethwadaj1980Kandhar4952970Irrigation
Haranbari1980Satana23755540Irrigation
Kelzar1981Satana16221660Irrigation
Uma1981Murtijapur4342600Irrigation
Sonal1981M Pir698Irrigation
Masoli1981Gangakhed6266970Irrigation
Goki1981Darwha65811360Irrigation, Water supply
Yelavi1982Sangli, Jath111Irrigation
Rangawali1982Dhule1289329Irrigation
Ozarkhed1982Nashik, Dindori20526880Irrigation
Tawarja1982Latur361741Irrigation
Tillari (Proj.)1982Sawantwadi927416250Irrigation, Water supply
Manjara1952Beed, Kalamb2213Irrigation
Isapur1982Nanded11216Irrigation
Hatnur1982Jalgaon, Bhusawal385048160Irrigation
Chandai1983Varora181523Irrigation
Alandi1983Nashik278255900Irrigation
Borna1983Beed, Ambejogai4602191Irrigation
Wadaj1983Pune, Junnar1009467Irrigation
Chargaon1983Varora42812921.9Irrigation
Pothara1983Hinganghat31813900Irrigation
Burai1983Sakri16831440Irrigation
Erai1983Chandrapur98558000Water supply
Bhatsa1983Thane, Shahapur182502725Irrigation, Water supply
Lower Pus1983Mahagaon616715890Irrigation
Natuwadi1984Khed22.32000Irrigation
Manikdoh1984Pune, Junnar59618434Irrigation, Hydroelectricity
Kolar1984Saoner10846430Irrigation
Kordi1985Navapur9231677Irrigation
Amalocalalla1985Rajura133.43703Irrigation
Morna (Shirala)1985Shirala7933203Irrigation
Tillari (Main)1986Chandgad2509290Hydroelectricity
Kalyan1986Jalna492533Irrigation
Girija1986Aurangabad, Khultabad70775Irrigation
Ujani1980Solapur, Tembhurni337000Irrigation
Kundlika1986Beed, Majalgaon6850Irrigation
Kanher1986Satara630818.63Irrigation, Hydroelectricity
Sina1986Ahmadnagar, Karjat681.512834Irrigation
Dham1986Arvi27377780Irrigation
Wandri1987Thane, Palghar12064438Irrigation
Raigavan1987Beed, Kalam4920Irrigation
Dhamni (Surya)1987Dhamni, Palghar127016130Irrigation, Hydroelectricity
Majalgaon1987Beed, Majalgaon575978130Irrigation, Hydroelectricity
Khekaranalla1988Kalmeshwar3065566Irrigation
Kalisarar1988Salekasa6976500Irrigation
Khairi1989Ahmadnagar, Jamkhed54492Irrigation
Totladoh1989Ramtek97277710Hydroelectricity
Adol1990Borala4793141Irrigation
Shahanoor1990AnjangaonSurji34462970Irrigation, Water Supply
Lower Wunna (Nand)1990Nagpur183321642Irrigation
Nagyasakya1992Nandgaon2924050Irrigation
Sakol1992Latur, Udgir3714256Irrigation
Borgaon1993Yavatmal1404288Irrigation
Pakadiguddam1993Chandrapur10672579Irrigation
Devargan1993Latur, Udgir4010Irrigation
Upper Wardha1993Amrawati650093122Irrigation, Hydroelectricity, Water supply
Bokani1994Latur, Udgir3170Irrigation
Benitura1994Latur, OmergaIrrigation
Sakat1994Osmanabad, Paranda4340Irrigation
Tembhapuri1994Aurangabad8098495Irrigation
Arunawati1994Yavatmal, Digras441239290Irrigation
Sankh1995Jath, Sangli743Irrigation
Waldevi1995Nashik13043437Irrigation
Tisgaon1995Nashik, Dindori1080292Irrigation
Mukane1995Nawapur22713018Irrigation
Masalga1996Latur, Nilanga3696Irrigation
Vishwamitri1996Patur5651766Irrigation
Jam1996Katol1077565Irrigation
Kadwa1997Nashik, Igatpuri12456705Irrigation
Bahula1997Tumsar847581Irrigation
Lower Wunna (Wadgaon)1997Nagpur299836138Irrigation
Bholavali1998RatnagiriIrrigation
Kashypi1998Rajapur27612867Irrigation
Purnaneopur1998Aurangabad, Kannad5063848Irrigation
Punegaon1998Sangli, Tasgaon9913646Irrigation
Sonwad1998Sindkheda6143434Irrigation
Narangi1998VaijapurIrrigation
Bor Dahegaon1998VaijapurIrrigation
Mun1998Buldhana, Khamgaon13624527Irrigation
Awashi1999Ratnagiri, Dapoli894831Irrigation
Vadiwale1999Pune, Lonavala8.733558Irrigation
Anjanapalshi1999Aurangabad, Kannad9373887Irrigation
Pimpalgaon Joge1999Pune, Junnar2010263000Irrigation
Savatri1999Ratnagiri, Poladpur1962700Water supply
Dudhaganga1999Kolhapur, Radhanagri1605679110Water supply
Temghar2000Pune, Lavarde118855512Irrigation
Dongargaon2000Rajura2853757Irrigation
Hetwane2000Raigadh, Pen1449806740Irrigation, Water Supply
Gunjwani2000Pune, Velhe68716410Irrigation
Chilewadi2000Pune, Junnar36.2367410Irrigation
Nira Devghar2000Pune, Bhor99.3814307Irrigation
Kar2000Wardha265.064480Irrigation
Dimbhe2000Pune, Ambegaon1151.2317547Irrigation
Bhama Asakhed2000Pune, Chakan618321630Irrigation
Wan2000Akola5994391Irrigation, Hydroelectricity, Water supply
Berdewadi2001Lanja1796.2871Irrigation
Chitri2001Kolhapur, Ajara26062931Irrigation
Uttarmand2001Satara, Patan2393Irrigation
Jamkhedi2001Dhule, Sakri7102081Irrigation
Bhivargi2001Sangli, JathIrrigation
Madan2002Arvi976.14Irrigation
Babhulgaon2003Solapur, Barshi561002270Irrigation
Chargad2003Amravati10952842Irrigation, Water Supply
Andra Valley2003Pune, Maval207.867421Irrigation
Pentakali2003Buldhana, Mehkar694.3512870Irrigation
Kudnur2005Chandgad208.68214Irrigation
Deogad2005Phonda62005731Irrigation, Hydroelectricity
Shivana Takli2005Kannad622887Irrigation
Popatkhed2005AkotIrrigation
Morbe2006Khalapur180759780Water supply
Lalocalalla2006Samudrapur407.679039Irrigation
Morana (Gureghar)2006Patan31.27Irrigation
Tarandale2007Kankawali
Kalmodi2007Khed139.282710Irrigation
Sina Kolegaon2007Osmanabad, Paranda2341529Irrigation
KatangiGoregaon464.1231.02Irrigation
BhamDharni1551.6Irrigation
Sarang KhedaNashik, Sinnar76.27203Irrigation
ChennaGadchiroli4131930Irrigation
MadanMadan773Irrigation
GodavariNashik, Igatpuri30072565Irrigation
KarwappaGadchiroli9914454Irrigation
ManikpuriNandurbar, Shahada1453650Irrigation
Lower TapiNashik303.723150Irrigation
BhavaliThane, Shahapur3294980Irrigation
JamkhedMukhed44Irrigation
NaganNavapur18003334Irrigation
TalambaKudal734321350Irrigation, Hydroelectricity
WakodAurangabad5774480Irrigation
MahamadwadiKonakwadi120004243Irrigation, Hydroelectricity
Lower Panzara (Akkalp)Kalwan11143123Irrigation
WakiPachora45822054Irrigation
DaraNandurbar24102070Irrigation, Water Supply
Upper KadwaNandgaon471.66238Irrigation
GomaiNandurbar, Shahada13915920Irrigation
UtawaliBuldhana, Mehkar19103642Irrigation
ChandrabhagaAmravati29523262Irrigation, Hydroelectricity, Water supply
TultuliGadchiroli274550920Irrigation
PurnaAmravati12775880Irrigation, Hydroelectricity, Water supply
AnjneriSakri432614815Irrigation
NawathaDhule14277360Irrigation
HumanChandrapur244880930Irrigation
Prakasha BarrageNandurbar1793850Irrigation
Lower WardhaWardha263954654Irrigation
DhanerBurhanpur170Irrigation
NanduriAma Local Nallaher1381.25575.36Irrigation, Water supply
Sulwade BarrageNandurbar, Shahada22611870Irrigation
WadishewadiNandurbar, Shahada32418230Irrigation
DehaliSind Kheda17621229Irrigation, Water Supply
Gosi (Kd)Bhandara382822258Irrigation
PunadNandurbar, Akkalkuva1232202Irrigation

Mizoram

DamRiverHeightLengthReservoir AreaComplete
Serlui B DamSerluiRiver Serlui
Tuirial DamSonai

Odisha

DamRiverHeightLengthTypeComplete
Balimela ReservoirSileru
Hirakud DamMahanadi60.96 m4,800 mEarth-fill, Gravity & Masonry dam1957
Jalaput DamSileru
Mandira DamSankh
Patora DamJonk
Rengali DamBrahmani
Indravati DamIndravati
Salia DamSalia River
Sunei DamSono River
Kala DamKala River

Rajasthan

DamRiverStorage capacityReservoir AreaComplete
Jawahar Sagar DamChambal
Gandhi Sagar DamChambal
Kota BarrageChambal
Rana Pratap Sagar damChambal
Chavli DamChavliHIMMAT GARH2006
Mahi Bajaj Sagar DamMahi
Jakham DamJakham
Kalisindh DamKalisindh
Bisalpur DamBanas
Meja DamKothari

Sikkim

DamRiverStorage capacityReservoir AreaComplete
Rangit DamRanjit River

Tamil Nadu

RiverDamStorage capacityComplete
NoyyalAathupalayam Dam1992 (closed 1995 due to pollution)
Aliyar Reservoir3.869 TMC Ft1969
Amaravathi Dam4 TMC ft1957
BhavaniBhavanisagar Reservoir32.8 TMC ft1955
Gomukhinadhi Reservoir1965
BhavaniKodiveri Dam17th Century
KaveriMettur Dam93.4 TMC ft1934
Kallanai Anaicut (Built by British)19th century
Kallanai Dam (Built by Chola)2nd century AD
Nallathangal Dam2007
NoyyalOrathuppalayam Dam1992
Pechiparai Reservoir1906
Perunchani Reservoir1952
Puzhal Reservoir1876
Sathanur Reservoir1958
Solaiyar Kerala Dam1965
VaigaiVaigai Dam1959
Vaigai Reservoir1959
ThamirabaraniManimuthar Dam & Karaiyar Dam(Papanasam Reservoir)1957

Telangana

DamStorage capacityComplete
Sriram Sagar Project90.311977
Singur Dam29.911989
Nizam Sagar17.81931
Yellampalli20.17
Lower Manair Dam24.071985
Mid Manair Dam25.872017
Upper Manair Dam2.21985
Medigadda Barrage16.17
Annaram Barrage11.9
Sundilla Barrage5.11
Kadam Reservoir7.61958
Sri Komaram Bheem Project2011
Dummugudem Lift Irrigation Scheme
Vattivagu Reservoir
Pranahita Chevella
Icchampally Project
Swarna Reservoir
Sathnala Dam
Nawabpet Reservoir
Tapaspalli Reservoir
Pocharam Dam Reservoir
Manjeera Reservoir
Devadula project
Pakhala Reservoir
Palakurthy Reservoir
Kinnerasani Reservoir
Kanthapally Barrage
Alisagar Reservoir1931
Alisagar Lift Irrigation Scheme2002
Lower Penganga River Irrigation Project1997
Lendi Dam
Sadarmat1.58
Pedavagu
Neelwai
Ralevagu
Gollavagu
Suddavagu
Chelmelavagu Project (NTR Sagar)
PP Rao Project
Nagarjuna Sagar Dam312.041967
Nagarjuna Sagar tail pond
Srisailam Dam215.8071984
Srisailam tail pondu/c
Jurala Project9.661995
Pulichinthala Project45.77
Lower Jurala HEP
Rajolibanda Dam1956
Dindi Reservoir
Osman Sagar Reservoir
Himayath Sagar
Musi Reservoir
Koilsagar
Mathadivagu Reservoir
Shankara Samudram Balancing Reservoir
Alimineti Madhava Reddy Project
Udaya Samudram Balancing Reservoir
Peddadevulapally Balancing Reservoir
Ramanpad reservoir
Gundrevula reservoir
Singotam reservoir
Jonnalaboguda reservoir
Pulkurthy Reservoir
Salivagu Reservoir
Nashkal Reservoir
Mylaram Reservoir
Chakunta Reservoir
Chalivagu Reservoir
Narsingapur Reservoir
Bheemghanpur Reservoir
Rangaiah-Yerraiah Reservoir
Wyra Reservoir
Palair Reservoir
Shanigaram Reservoir
Thotapally Reservoir

Uttarakhand

DamHeightLengthReservoir AreaCompletion Year
Ichari Dam
Koteshwar Dam97.5 m (320 ft)300 m (984 ft)29 km2 (11 sq mi)2011
Maneri Dam39 m (128 ft)127 m (417 ft)1.8 km2 (0.69 sq mi)
Tapovan Vishnugad DamNo ReservoirUnder Construction
Tehri Dam260 m (853 ft)575 m (1,886 ft)52 km2 (20 sq mi)2006
Ramganga Dam(Kalagarh Dam)128 m (420 ft)630 m (2,067 ft)78.31 km2 (30.24 sq mi)1974
Vishnuprayag Dam17 m (56 ft)57 m (187 ft)2006

West Bengal

DamHeightLengthGatesReservoir Area
Durgapur Barrage42.25 m692 m48729,000 m3
Farakka Barrage36 m2304 m1231,65,606,000 m3
Panchet Dam36 m1225 m36900,000 m3
Maithon Dam30 m900 m20841,000 m3
Mukutmanipur Dam26 m400 m16576,000 m3
Teesta Barrage26 m2025 m601,024,000 m3

Major Dams in India

Tehri Dam

The Tehri Dam is situated in the province of Uttarakhand. It is the most noteworthy Dam in India with tallness of 260.5 meters.

Bhakra Nangal Dam

The Bhakra Nangal Dam is situated in the province of Himachal Pradesh & Punjab. It is the biggest dam in India having 225 meters of height and 2nd biggest dam in Asia.

Hirakud Dam

The Hirakud Dam is situated in the state of Orissa. It is the longest dam in India with an absolute length of 25.79 km. It is likewise on the planet’s longest dams list.

Nagarjuna Sagar Dam

The Nagarjuna Sagar Dam is situated in Telangana state. It is India’s biggest Masonry Dams ever build. It is the biggest artificial lake on the planet.

Sardar Sarovar Dam

This Dam is situated in Gujarat. It appeared in 2017 and stands tall on the Narmada River.

Bhavani Sagar dam – Tamil Nadu

The Bhavanisagar Dam is 8 km long and it is the longest brickwork dam in the world. It appeared in 1955 and is based on the Bhavani River.

Mettur Dam, Tamil Nadu

Mettur Dam worked across the Kaveri River at Salem area in Tamil Nadu with a tallness of 120 ft. It is one of the biggest and one of most seasoned dam works in India.

Bisalpur Dam, Rajasthan

The best dam of Rajasthan-Bisalpur, situated in Tonk District of Rajasthan. The dam is worked across the Banas River between two mountains.

Koyna Dam, Maharashtra

Koyna Dam is worked across stream koyana in Koyna Naga, Maharashtra with a stature of 103 m. It is perhaps the biggest dam in Maharashtra situated at western ghats.

Maithon Dam, Jharkhand

Maithon Dam is perhaps the most mainstream dams in Jharkhand and quite possibly the best multipurpose venture in India. This dam is exceptionally intended for flood control and produces high electric force.

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