List of Important Dams in India

List of Important Dams in India

List of Important Dams in India which was most expected Static GK for Bank Exams, candidates who are preparing for IBPS, SSC CGL, MTS, CHSL, CPO, RAILWAY etc.

1. Nagarjunasagar dam

Installed capacity‎: ‎816 MW

Location‎: ‎Nalgonda, Telangana

River – Krishna


2. Bhakra Nangal dam

Installed capacity‎: ‎1325 MW

Location‎: ‎Bilaspur‎, ‎Himachal Pradesh

River – Sutlej


3. Baglihar dam

Installed capacity: 900 MW

Location: Jammu and Kashmir

River – Chenab


4. Koyna dam

Installed capacity‎: ‎1,960 MW

Location‎: ‎Koyna Nagar, Maharashtra‎

River – Koyna


5. Srisailam dam

Installed capacity‎: ‎1,670 MW

Location: Kurnool district, Andhra Pradesh State

River – Krishna


6. Sardar Sarovar dam

Location: Navagam, Gujarat

Installed capacity: 1,450 MW

River – Narmada


7. Gandhisagar dam

Installed capacity: 115 MW

Location: Mandsaur District, Neemuch District, Madhya Pradesh

River – Chambal


8. Tehri dam

Installed capacity‎: ‎1,000 MW

Location: Uttarakhand

River – Bhagirathi


9. Hirakud dam

Installed capacity: 347.5 MW

Location‎: ‎15 km from Sambalpur, Odisha

River – Mahanadi


10. Pong dam (Maharana Pratap Sagar)

Installed capacity: 360 MW

Location‎: ‎Kangra district, Himachal Pradesh

River – Beas


11. Ukai dam

Installed capacity: 300 MW

Location: Surat district and Tapi district, Gujarat

River – Tapti


12. Chamera Dam

Installed capacity: 1071 MW      

Location‎: ‎Himachal Pradesh

River – Ravi River


13. Panchet Dam

Installed capacity‎: ‎2×40 MW

Location‎: ‎Dhanbad district, Jharkhand

River – Damodar River


14. Idukki Dam

Installed capacity: 780 MW

Location: Idukki taluk , Kerala

River – Periyar River


15. Govind Ballabh Pant Sagar Dam / Rihand dam

Installed capacity: 300 MW

Location: Sonbhadra, Uttar Pradesh

River – Manjira River

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