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Dams of Uttarakhand: Salient Features (Set-3)

18-FEB-2014 17:26

    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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