Important Dams and respective Rivers in India

Dams are essential for storage of water in a reservoir, which is then used for a variety of applications such as irrigation and municipal water supplies.

Following are the list of dams and rivers with repective state:

Maharashtra

DamRiver
Ujjani Dam Bhima
Upper Wardha Dam Wardha
Bhatsa Dam Bhatsa and chorna

Andhra Pradesh

Dam River
Srisailam Dam Krishna River
Polavaram Project Godavari
Somasila Dam Penna

Chhattisgarh

DamRiver
Minimata (Hasdeo) Bango Dam Hasdeo
Dudhawa Dam Mahanadi

Gujarat

DamRiver
Ukai Dam Tapti
Kadana Dam Mahi
Sardar Sarovar Dam Narmada

Himachal Pradesh

DamRiver
Pong Dam Beas
Bhakra Dam Satluj
Kol Dam Satluj
Chamera Dam Ravi
Nathpa Jhakri (Sjvnl) Dam Satluj

Jammu and Kashmir

DamRiver
Baglihar Dam Chenab
Salal Dam Chenab
Uri Dam Jhelum
Pakal Dul Dam Marusudar
Nimoo Bazgo DamIndus
Kishenganga DamKishanganga

Jharkhand

DamRiver
Panchet Dam Damodar
Maithon Dam Barakar
Tenughat Dam Damodar

Karnataka

DamRiver
Krishnarajasagar Dam Cauvery
Basava Sagar Dam
(Narayanpur Dam)
Krishna
Hidkal Dam Ghataprabha
Almatti Dam Krishna
Supa dam Kalinadi

Kerala

DamRiver
Mullaperiyar Dam Periyar
Idukki Dam Periyar
Kulamavu Dam Kilivillithode

Odisha

DamRiver
Hirakud Dam Mahanadi
Indravati Dam Indravati
Rengali Dam Brahmani
Upper Kolab Dam Kapur
Lower Indra Dam Indra

Rajasthan

DamRiver
Bisalpur Dam Banas
Jawahar Sagar Dam Chambal
Mahi Bajaj Sagar Dam Mahi
Rana Pratap Sagar Dam Chambal
Jaswant Sagar Dam Luni
Jakham Main Dam Jakham (Mahi)

Tamil Nadu

DamRiver
Mettur Dam Kaveri
Pillur Dam Bhavani

Uttarakhand

DamRiver
Jamrani Dam Gola
Lakh war Dam Yamuna
Koteshwar Bhagirathi
Ramganga Dam Ramganga
Tehri Dam Bhagirathi

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