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Dams of Himachal Pradesh: Salient features Set 2

10-JAN-2014 12:07

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

     

    Name of Dam: Largi    
    Nearest City: Mandi
    District: Mandi
    State: Himachal Pradesh
    River Name: Ravi
    Basin: Indus up to International Border
    Type of Dam: Concrete
    Purpose of Dam: Hydroelectric
    Year of Completion: 2006

    Name of Dam: Malana I
    Nearest City: Kullu
    District: Kullu
    State: Himachal Pradesh
    River Name: Ravi
    Basin: Indus up to International Border
    Type of Dam: Earthen + Gravity
    Purpose of Dam: Hydroelectric
    Year of Completion: 2001

    Name of Dam: Nathpa Jhakri
    Nearest City: Shimla
    District: Shimla
    State: Himachal Pradesh
    River Name: Ravi
    Basin: Indus up to International Border
    Type of Dam: Masonry
    Purpose of Dam: Hydroelectric
    Year of Completion: 2008

    Name of Dam: Pandoh (Bbmb)    
    Nearest City: Mandi
    District: Mandi
    State: Himachal Pradesh
    River Name: Ravi
    Basin: Indus up to International Border
    Type of Dam: Rockfill
    Purpose of Dam: Irrigation, Hydroelectric
    Year of Completion: 1977

    Name of Dam: Parbati II /Pulga Dam    
    Nearest City: Kiratpur
    District: Kullu
    State: Himachal Pradesh
    River Name: Ravi
    Basin: Indus up to International Border
    Type of Dam: Masonry
    Purpose of Dam: Hydroelectric

    Name of Dam: Pong    
    Nearest City: Pong
    District: Kangra
    State: Himachal Pradesh
    River Name: Ravi
    Basin: Indus up to International Border
    Type of Dam: Earthen + Rockfill
    Purpose of Dam: Multi-Purpose,Irrigation,Hydroelectric    

    Name of Dam: Sawra- Kuddu
    Nearest City: Jubbal
    State: Himachal Pradesh
    River Name: Ravi
    Basin: Indus up to International Border
    Type of Dam: Earthen + Rockfill
    Purpose of Dam: Hydroelectric

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