Dams of Punjab: Salient Features (Set - 2)

10-JAN-2014 12:13

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

     

    Name of Dam: Maili    
    Nearest City: Hoshiarpur
    State: Punjab
    River Name: Maili Choe
    Basin: Indus up to International Border
    Type of Dam: Earthen
    Purpose of Dam: Irrigation,Flood Control
    Year of Completion: 1988

    Name of Dam: Januari    
    Nearest City: Hoshiarpur
    State: Punjab
    River Name: Janauri Khad    
    Basin: Indus up to International Border
    Type of Dam: Earthen
    Purpose of Dam: Irrigation,Flood Control
    Year of Completion: 1986

    Name of Dam: Jainti    
    Nearest City: Ropar
    State: Punjab
    River Name: Soonk    
    Basin: Indus up to International Border
    Type of Dam: Earthen
    Purpose of Dam: Irrigation,Flood Control

    Name of Dam: Dholbaha Dam    
    Nearest City: Hoshiarpur TOWN    
    District: Hoshiarpur
    State: Punjab
    River Name: Dholbaha khad
    Basin: Indus up to International Border
    Type of Dam: Earthen
    Purpose of Dam: Irrigation, Hydroelectric, Flood Control
    Year of Completion: 1987

    Name of Dam: Damsal    
    Nearest City: Hoshiarpur    
    State: Punjab
    River Name: Mehangarwal Choe
    Basin: Indus up to International Border
    Type of Dam: Earthen
    Purpose of Dam: Irrigation, Flood Control
    Year of Completion: 1993

    Name of Dam: Chohal    
    Nearest City: Hoshiarpur    
    State: Punjab
    River Name: Chohal Choe
    Basin: Indus up to International Border
    Type of Dam: Earthen
    Purpose of Dam: Irrigation, Flood Control
    Year of Completion: 1994

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