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Statistics

Statewise and riverwise distribution of large dams

State Name of river Name of dam
Andhra Pradesh Godavari Sriram Sagar dam
Kaddam (tributary of Godavari) Kaddam dam
Krishna Nagarjuna Sagar dam
Krishna Srisailam hydroelectric project
Machkund Jalaput dam
Sileru Forebay dam
Bihar Badua Badua reservoir
Barakar Maithon dam
Barakar Tilaiya dam
Chandan Chandan reservoir
Damodar Panchet hill dam
Damodar Tenughat dam
Konar Konar dam
Subarnarekha Getalsud dam
Gujarat Banas Dantiwada dam
Machhundri Machhundri irrigation scheme
Mahi Kadana reservoir
Raval Raval irrigation scheme
Sabarmati Dharoi dam
Sakra Tapar dam
Shetrunji Shetrunji irrigation scheme
Tapi Ukai dam
Himachal Pradesh Beas Beas dam at Pong
Beas Pandhoh dam
Sutlej Bhakra dam
Karnataka Arkavally and Kumudwathy Chamarajasagar dam
Bhadra Bhadra reservoir
Ghataprabha Hidkal dam
Harangi Harangi reservoir
Kabini Kabini dam
Krishna Narayanpur dam
Main Cauvery Krishnarajasagar dam
Malaprabha Indira Gandhi dam
Sharavathy Linganamakki dam
Talakalale Talakalale dam
Tungabhadra Tungabhadra dam
Vedavati Vani Vilasa Sagar dam
Kerala Ayalar Pothundy dam
Karuvannur Peechi dam
Malampuzha Malampuzha dam
Neyyar Neyyar dam
Periyar Idukki dam
Wadakkancherry Vazhani dam
Madhya Pradesh Barna Barna dam
Chambal Gandhi Sagar dam
Mahanadi Mahanadi reservoir project
Tawa Tawa dam
Maharashtra Ambi Tanaji Sagar dam
Aner Aner dam
Bagh Sirpur dam
Bhogawati Radhanagari dam
Boladwadi Stream Kolkewadi dam
Garvi Itiadoh dam
Godavari Paithan dam
Kadwa Karanjwan dam
Katepurna Katepurna dam
Koyna Koyna dam
Krishna Dhom dam
Mula Mula dam
Mutha Khadakwasla dam
Nira Vir dam
Nirguna Nirguna dam
Pawna Pawna dam
Pench Kamthikhairy dam
Pravara Wilson dam
Purna Sidheshwar dam
Purna Yeldari dam
Pus Pus dam
Waghadi Waghadi dam
Wuna Kanholi dam
Yelwandi Bhatghar dam
Orissa Kolab Upper Kolab dam
Machkund Balimela dam
Mahanadi Hirakud dam
Rajasthan Chambal Jawahar Sagar dam
Chambal Rana Pratap Sagar dam
Gomti Jaisamand tank
Tamil Nadu Aliyar Upper Aliyar dam
Amaravati Amaravathi dam
Avalanche Stream Avalanche dam
Bhavani Lower Bhavani dam
Bhavani Upper Bhavani dam
Cauvery Mettur (Stanley) dam
Emerald Emerald dam
Gatanandi Gatana dam
Karuppanadhi Karuppanadhi dam
Kodayar Kodayar dam I
Kodayar Kodayar dam II
Kodayar Peechiparai dam
Kundah Kundapalam dam
Manimuthar Manimuthar dam
Mukurthi Mukurthi dam
Nirar Lower Nirar dam
Palar Thirumurthi dam
Palar-Porandalar Palar Porandalar dam
Paralayar Perunchani dam
Parambikulam Parambikulam dam
Parappalar Parappalar dam
Parson's Valley Stream Parson's valley dam
Pegumbahalla Pegumbahalla dam
Periyar Periyar dam
Ponnaiyar Sathanur dam
Porthimund Stream Porthimund dam
Ramanadhi Ramanadhi dam
Sandy Nullah Stream Sandy Nullah dam
Sholayar Sholayar dam
Thambraparani Thambraparani dam
Tributary of Karampuzha Western catchment no.2 dam
Vaigai Vaigai dam
Varahapallam West West Varahapallam dam
Uttar Pradesh Betwa Matatila dam
Bhagirathi Maneri Bhali hydroelectric project (stage 1)
Ramganga Ramganga dam
Rihand Obra dam
Rihand Rihand dam
Tons Ichari dam
West Bengal Kangsabati and Kumari Kangsabati-Kumari dam
Mayurakshi Massanjore dam
Source: Anon 1987, Large Dams in India, Publication No. 197, Vol. I, Central Board of Irrigation and Power, New Delhi.

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