Dams of Himachal Pradesh: Salient features Set 1

10-JAN-2014 12:06

    Some of the Dams of Himachal Pradesh are mentioned below. Water is the most vital natural resource next to air and the most significant input for all human development activities.

     

    Name of Dam: Baira Siul    
    Nearest City: Chamba
    District: Chamba
    State: Himachal Pradesh
    River Name: Ravi
    Basin: Indus up to International Border
    Type of Dam: Rockfill    
    Purpose of Dam: Hydroelectric
    Year of Completion: 1981

    Name of Dam: Bassi
    State: Himachal Pradesh
    River Name: Ravi
    Basin: Indus up to International Border
    Type of Dam: Masonry + Concrete    
    Purpose of Dam: Hydroelectric, Irrigation
    Year of Completion: 1970

    Name of Dam: Bhakra    
    Nearest City: Nangal
    State: Himachal Pradesh
    River Name: Ravi
    Basin: Indus up to International Border
    Type of Dam: Masonry    
    Purpose of Dam: Multi-Purpose, Irrigation, Hydroelectric
    Year of Completion: 1963

    Name of Dam: Chemera I    
    Nearest City: Banikhet
    District: Chamba
    State: Himachal Pradesh
    River Name: Ravi
    Basin: Indus up to International Border
    Type of Dam: Masonry    
    Purpose of Dam: Hydroelectric
    Year of Completion: 1994

    Name of Dam: Chemera II    
    Nearest City: Chamba
    District: Chamba
    State: Himachal Pradesh
    River Name: Ravi
    Basin: Indus up to International Border
    Type of Dam: Masonry    
    Purpose of Dam: Hydroelectric
    Year of Completion: 2003

    Name of Dam: Chemera III    
    Nearest City: Chamba
    District: Chamba
    State: Himachal Pradesh
    River Name: Ravi
    Basin: Indus up to International Border
    Type of Dam: Masonry    
    Purpose of Dam: Hydroelectric

    Name of Dam: Karcham (Jaypee)    
    Nearest City: Rekong Peo
    District: Kinnaur
    State: Himachal Pradesh
    River Name: Ravi
    Basin: Indus up to International Border
    Type of Dam: Earthen + Gravity    
    Purpose of Dam: Water Storage

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