Dam list in India | Important GK for all Exam

A dam is a large wall or barrier that blocks or stops the flow of water, forming a reservoir or a lake. Most dams have a section called a spillway or weir over which, or through which, water flows, either sometimes or always.

It is constructed for power generation, irrigation, water supply or flood prevention. Dams generally serve the primary purpose used to manage or prevent water flow into specific land regions.

It provides a range of economic, environmental, and social benefits, including recreation, flood control, water supply, hydroelectric power, waste management, river navigation, and wildlife habitat.

A  Reservoir or Dam, waterfall list, river, lake are the sources of water which are part of Gk for all competitive examinations like SSC CGL, Railway NTPC, Group D etc.

Dam list in India

project/DamRiver

Arunchal Pradesh

Subansiri lower Dam (both assam & AP)Subhanuiri
Ranganadi DamRanganadi

Andhra pradesh

Nagarjun sagarKrishna
SrisailamKrishna
PochampadprojectGodavari
Sriama sagar   Godavari
Dummagude  Godavari
Ramagunda    Godavari
Lower sileru projectsileru(Godavari)
Somasila pennar
Kothagudam  Singareni Coalfield
Tatipudi dam Gosthani
SunkesulaTungabhadra
DowleswaramGodavari
PrakashamKrishna

Bihar

Durgawati       Durgagawati River
Kosi Projet       Kosi River
Nagi Dam         Nagi river
Nakti Dam       Nakti
Orhni Dam      Orhni
Ajan DamAjan
Phulwaria        Tilaiya

Chhattisgarh

Minimata DamHasdeo River
Dudhawa DamMahanadi River
Gangrel Dam / R S Sagar Dam  (Ravi Sankar sagar dam)Mahanadhi River
Hasdeo bango DamHasdeo River
Murrum silli DamSillari River
Sondur DamSondur River
Tundula DamTandula & Sukh Nanda River

Dam list in  Gujurat

Ukai Dam (Vallabh sagar)Tapti River
Kakarparra DamTapti River
Sardar SarovarNarmala River

(Gujrat & MP)

AswaVishwamitri River
Dharoi DamSabarmati
Dholidhaja DamBhogavo
Kamaleswar Dam or Hirant dam (within Gir forest NP)Hiran River
Khodiyar DamShetrunji River
Mitti Dam Mitti
KadanaMahi
MahiMahi

Himachal Pradesh

Bhakra Nangal DamSutlej
Chamera DamRavi River
Kishau DamTons River
Kaldam DamSutlej River
Maharanapratap SagarBeas River
Pong Dam Beas
Nathpa jhakri DamSatlej
Pandoh DamBeas

Jammu and Kashmir

Salal  DamChenab River
Baglihar DamChenab River
Dul Hasti DamChenab River
Dumkhar DamIndus River
Pakal Dul DamMarusadar (Tributary of chanab)
Uri DamJhelum (LOC)
Kishanganga DamKishanganga

Jharkhand

Panchet damDamodar
Tenughat DamDamodar (Bokaro)
Maithon DamBarakar River
Tilaiya DamBarakar River
Getalsud DamSwarnarekha

Dam list in Karnataka

Almatti DamKrishna
Basava Sagara DamKrishna
Bhadra DamBhadra
Tungabhadra DamTungabhadra
Krishna Raja Sagara DamKaveri
Linganamakki DamSharavathi
Harangi ReservoirHarangi
Shanti SagaraHaridra
Raja Lakhamagowda damGhataprabha
Renuka Sagara DamMalaprabha
Kadra DamKali
Supa DamKali
Kodasalli DamKali
Vani Vilasa SagaraVedavathi

Kerala

Kakki DamPamba (Tributary Of Kaki)
Idukki DamPeriyar
Ponmudi DamPeriyar
AnayirankalPeriyar
Kundala Dam  Periyar
Mattupatti DamPeriyar
SengulamPeriyar
Neriaman galamPeriyar
BhoothathankettuPeriyar
Chimmony DamChimmony River
CheruthoniPeriyar
PambaPamba
SabarigiriPamba
PeechiKaruvanoor
AruvikkaraKaramana
Parappar /ThenmalDamKallada
Peringa lkuthe DamChalakkudy
Sholayar DamChalakkudy
ThunakkadavaChalakkudy
Periuvaari PallamChalakkudy
Parambikulam DamChalakkudy
WalayarWalayar River(Tributary Of Malampuzha)
PothundiBharathapuzha River
ChulliarBharathapuzha River
Meenkara MangalamBharathapuzha River
MalampzhaMalampuzha (Tributary Of Bharatha )

Madhya Pradesh

GandhiSagar DamChambal
Tawa DamTawa
Tigra & Kerwa DamSank
Rijkhat DamBetwa
Omkareswar DamNarmada
IndirasagarNarmada
Kolar DamKolar
Bheemgarh DamWainganga
Bargi DamNarmada
Bansagar DamSon

Manipur

Khuga DamKhuga
Tipaimukh DamBarak River

Maharastra

Jayakwadi DamGodavari
ShirvataIndrayani
ThokarawadiIndrayani
WalwanIndrayani
 DehaliTapti
NanduriTapti
SulwadeTapti
DhanerTapti
NanduriTapti

Mizoram

Serlui B Dam    Serlui                                   
Tuirial Dam Tuirial

Dam list in Odisha

HirakudMahanadi
Rengali DamBrahmani
IndravatiIndraviti
Jalaput DamMachkund (Tributaries of Godavari)
Indra Dam Indra of Tel River
Mandira DamSankh River
Balimala Resevoier & Jalaput DamSileru
Patora DamJonk River
Muran Muran
KapurKapur
PodagadaPodagada

Punjab

Ranjit Sagar DamRavi
Damsal DamDamsal

Rajasthan

Harischandra sagar Dam Harch
Ranaprutap Sagar DamChambal
Jawahar sagar DamChambal (Kota)
Chandrabhaga DamChandrabhaga
Bisalpur DamBanas
Jaggar DamBanas
Mahai Bajaj sagarMahi
Jawai Bandh damJawari of luni
Khandip DamGanhir
Bhopalm sagar DamBreach

Sikkim

Rangit DamRanjit

Tamil Nadu

Aathupalayam DamNoyyal
Amaravathi DamAmaravathi
Bhavanisagar ReservoirBhavani
Kodiveri DamBhavani
Mettur DamKaveri
Manimuthar DamThamirabarani
Karaiyar DamThamirabarani
Vaigai DamVaigai      

Telangana

Singur DamGodavari River
Sriram SagarGodavari River
Manair DamGodavari River
Srisailam DamKrishna River
Jurala ProjectKrishna
Rajolibanda DamKrishna

Uttarakhand

Adavinainar damHanumandhi River
Amaravati DamAmaravati
Bhavanisagar DamBhavani
Gomukhindhi ReserverKalrayan Hill
Kalingarayan Anicut DamBhavani River of Kavereri
Kallani Dam (Grand Anicut)Kaveri in thichy dist
Karuppan adi DamKarappanadhi River
Kodiveri DamBhabani
Krishnagiri DamThenpennai River
LakhwarYamuna
Tehri DamBhagirathi
Koteshwa DamBhagirathi
Tapovan VishnugadDhauliganga
RamagangaRamganga
IcchariTons river

Uttar Pradesh

Govind sagar Dam Shahzad River
Matatila Dam Betwa
 Rajghat Dam Betwa
Rihand Dam Rihand
Dhanraul Dam  Dhaghar
Parichha Dam Betwa (Jhansi)
Chittargarh Dam Berach
 Chandraprabha Chandraprabha

West Bengal

Maithon DamDamodar
Durgapur BarrageDamodar
Panchet DamDamodar
Mukutmanipur DamKangsabati
Faraka Barrage

(Border of India & Bangladesh)

Ganga

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