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List of Dams in India (State wise) for Competitive Exams SSC, Banking, APSC, TET & Others

List of Dams in India: A dam is a barrier that prevents the flow of water and results in the creation of a reservoir. The dams are built primarily to produce electricity using water. This type of electricity is known as hydroelectricity.


List of Dams in India is an important segment of static GK topic in terms of preparation for various competitive examinations like SSC, Banking, APSC, Assam TET, PNRD, Irrigation, Assam Police and even for UPSC.


Some Important Facts about Major Dams in India:


(a) Highest Dam in India: Tehri Dam ( Uttarakhand )
 
* Dimension:
Height: 260 meters
Length: 575 meters

* River: Bhagirathi River
* Location: Uttarakhand
* Year of completion: 2006


(b) Longest Dam in India: Hirakud Dam ( Odisha )

* Dimensions:
Total Length: 25.79 kilometers ( 16.03 mi )
Main Dam Length: 4.8 km ( 3.0 mi )

* River: Mahanadi
* Location: Odisha
* Year of completion:1953


(c) Oldest Dam in India: Kallanai Dam ( Tamil Nadu )

* River: Kaveri
* Location: Tamil Nadu
* Year of completion: 100 BC –100 AD



Below given the list of significant dams in India:

Andhra Pradesh
Dam River Location
Kalyani Dam Swarnamukhi River Tirupati (Chittoor Dist)
Kandaleru Dam Kandaleru River Rapur Mandal (Nellore Dist)
Srisailam Dam Krishna River Kurnool
Somasila Dam Penna River Somasila (Nellore dist)
Veligallu Dam Papagni River Galiveedu (kadappa Dist)


Arunachal Pradesh
Dam River Location
Dibang Dam
(Under Construction)
Dibang River Lower Dibang Valley Dist
Ranganadi Dam Ranganadi River Yazali
Subansiri Dam Subansiri River Lower Subansiri Dist


Bihar
Dam River Location
Chandan Dam Chandan River Banka Dist
Durgawati Dam Durgawati River Bhabhua (Kaimur Dist)
Nagi Dam Nagi River Jamui Dist


Chhattisgarh
Dam River Location
Gangrel Dam Mahanadi River Dhamtari Dist
Kutaghat Dam Kharang River Bilaspur Dist
Minimata (Hasdeo) Bango Dam Hasdeo River Korba Dist
Dudhawa Dam Mahanadi River Dhamtari Dist


Gujarat
Dam River Location
Dantiwada Dam Banas River Banaskantha Dist
Kandana Dam Mahi River Panchmahal Dist
Kamleshwar Dam Hiran River Gir National Park (Junagadh Dist)
Sardar Sarovar Dam Narmada River Narmadha Valley
Ukai Dam Tapti River Surat Dist


Punjab
Dam River Location
Bakhra Nangal Dam Sutlej River Rupnagar
Damsal Dam Damsal River Hoshiarpur
Ranjit Sagar (Thein) Dam Ravi River Gurdaspur
Siswan Dam Siswan Khad Ropar


Himachal Pradesh
Dam River Location
Bhakra Nangal Dam Sutlej River Bilaspur
Chamera Dam Ravi River Dalhousie
Maharana Pratap Sagar Dam Beas River Kangra
Pandoh Dam Beas River Mandi


Jammu & Kashmir
Dam River Location
Baglihar Dam Chenab River Doda
Cholal Dam Cholal Choe River Hoshirapur
Shahpur Kandi Dam Ravi River Pathankot
Shalal Dam Chenab River Reasi
Uri Dam Jhelum River Baramula


Jharkhand
Dam River Location
Konar Dam Konar River Hazaribagh
Maithon Dam Barakar River Asansol
Panchet Dam Damodar River Dhanbad
Tenughat Dam Damodar River Bokaro


Karnataka
Dam River Location
Almatti Dam Krishna River Basavana Bagevadi
Bhadra Dam Bhadra River Lakkavalli (Chikkamangaluru Dist)
Hemavathi Dam Hemavathi River Hassan
Hidkal Dam Ghataprabha River Hukeri
Lakhya Dam Lakhya River Mudigere
Linganamakki Dam Sharavathi River Sagar
Malaprabha Dam Malaprabha River Parasgad
Supa Dam Kalinadi (kali) River Supa
Tunga Bhadra Dam Thunga Bhadra River koppal


Kerala
Dam River Location
Cheruthoni Dam Cheruthoni River Todupulai
Idamalayar Dam Edamalayar/Periyar River Ennakal
Idukki Arch Dam Periyar River Kuravan and Kurathi (Idukki Dist)
Kulamavu Dam Kaliyar River Idukki
Kakki Dam Kakki River Pathanamthitta
Malampuzha Dam Malampuzha river Palakkad
Mullaiperiyar Dam Periyar River Idukki
Parambikulam Dam Parambikulam River Palakkad
Neyyar Dam Neyyar River Thiruvananthapuram


Madhya Pradesh
Dam River Location
Bansagar Dam Sone River Shahdol
Bargi Dam Narmada River Jabalpur
Gandhi Sagar Dam Chambal River Mandsaur
Indira Sagar Dam Narmada River Mundi (Khandwa Dist)
Madikheda Dam Sindh River Shivpuri
Omkareshwar Dam Narmada River Mandhata (Khandwa Dist)
Tawa Dam Tawa River Hoshangabad


Maharastra
Dam River Location
Bhatsa Dam Bhatsa & Chorna River Shahpur
Isapur Dam Penganga River Hingoli
Jayakwadi(Paithan) Dam Godavari River Jayakwadi (Aurangabad)
Koyna Dam Koyna River Koyna Nagar (Satara Dist)
Totladoh Dam Pench River Nagpur
Ujjani (Bhima) Dam Bhima River Solapur
Warna Dam Warna River Sangli Dist


Odisha
Dam River Location
Hirakud Dam (Longest Dam in India) Mahanadi River Sambalpur
Indravati Dam Indravati River Nabarangpur
Kapur Dam Kapur River Bariguda
Mandira Dam Sankha River Sundergarh
Muran Dam Muran River Kalahandi
Podagada Dam Podagada River Nabarangpur
Rengali Dam Brahmni River Talcher
Upper Kolab Dam Kolab River Koraput


Rajasthan
Dam River Location
Bisalpur Dam Banas River Tonk
Jawahar Sagar Dam Chambal River Kota
Jawai Dam Jawai River Pali
Mahai Bajaj Sagar Dam Mahi River Banswara
Rana Pratap Sagar Dam Chambal River Rawatbhata


Tamil Nadu
Dam River Location
Aliyar Dam Aliyar River Pollachi (Coimbatore Dist)
Amaravathi Dam Amaravathi River Udumalpet (Tirupur Dist)
Bhavani Sagar Dam Bhavani River Erode Dist
Mettur Dam Cauveri River Mettur (Salem Dist)
Sholaiyar Dam Sholaiyar River Valparai (Coimbatore Dist)
Vaigai Dam Vaigai River Periyakulam (Theni Dist)


Telangana
Dam River Location
Manair Dam Manair River Karimnagar
Nizam sagar Dam Manjira River Kamareddy
Ramagundam Dam Godavari River Pedapalli
Singur Dam Manjira River Singareddy
Somasila Pennar River Somasila
Srisailam Dam Krishna River Kurnool
Sriram Sagar Dam Godavari River Nirmal town


Uttar Pradesh
Dam River Location
Dhanraul Dam Ghaghara River Roberts ganj
Matatila Dam Betwa River Lalitpur
Parichha Dam Betwa River Jhansi
Rajghat Dam Betwa River Lalitpur
Rihand Dam Rihand River Pipri (Sonbhadra Dist)
Ganges Barrage Ganges River Kanpur


West Bengal
Dam River Location
Durgapur Barrage Damodar River Durgapur
Farakka Barrage Ganges River Murshidabad
Kangasabati Dam Kangasabati, Kumari Bankura
Panchet Dam Damodar River Panchet

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