Dams of Uttarakhand: Salient Features (Set-3)

A dam is a barrier that confiscates water or underground streams. Some of the dams of Uttarakhand are listed in the article.
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A dam is a barrier that confiscates water or underground streams. Some of the dams of Uttarakhand are listed in the article.

 

Name of Dam: Maneri Dam    
Nearest City: Uttarkashi        
District: Uttarkashi    
State: Uttarakhand    
River Name: Bhagirathi
Basin: Ganga
Type of dam: Concrete
Purpose of Dam: Hydroelectric
Year of Completion: 1984

Name of Dam: Nanak Sagar
Nearest City: Nainital        
State: Uttarakhand    
River Name: Deoha
Basin: Ganga
Type of dam: Earthen
Purpose of Dam: Irrigation,Water Storage    
Year of Completion: 1962

Name of Dam: Pala Dam
District: Uttarkashi
State: Uttarakhand    
River Name: Bhagirathi
Basin: Ganga
Type of dam: Concrete
Purpose of Dam: Irrigation, Hydroelectric    
Year of Completion: 2013

Name of Dam: Ramganga
Nearest city: Pauri Garhwal
State: Uttarakhand    
River Name: Ramganga
Basin: Ganga
Type of dam: Earthen + Gravity
Purpose of Dam: Multi-Purpose,Irrigation,Hydroelectric
Year of Completion: 1974

Name of Dam: Ramganga Saddle Dam
Nearest city: Pauri Garhwal
State: Uttarakhand    
River Name: Chuisot
Basin: Ganga
Type of dam: Earthen + Gravity
Purpose of Dam: Irrigation
Year of Completion: 1974

Name of Dam: Tehri Dam    
Nearest city: Tehri
State: Uttarakhand    
River Name: Bhagirathi
Basin: Ganga
Type of dam: Earthen + Gravity
Purpose of Dam: Multi-Purpose,Irrigation,Hydroelectric

Name of Dam: Tumaria
Nearest city: Kashipur
State: Uttarakhand    
River Name: Dhela
Basin: Ganga
Type of dam: Earthen
Purpose of Dam: Irrigation
Year of Completion: 1961

Name of Dam: Vishnugad Pipalkoti
State: Uttarakhand    
River Name: Bhagirathi
Basin: Ganga
Type of dam: Earthen + Gravity    
Purpose of Dam: Multi-Purpose,Hydroelectric

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