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List of Dams in India | Static GK – Study Material

In India, there are many dams which are used for various purposes like irrigation, power generation, etc. Only the important and the repetitive dams in competitive exams have been updated here. Some other important facts about the dams as follows

  • Maharashtra is the state with the highest number of dams in India.
  • Kallanai/ Grand Anicut is the oldest dam in India.
  • Tehri Dam is the largest dam in India and 8th tallest dam in the world.
  • Bhakra Dam is one of the highest gravity dams in the world.
  • Hirakud Dam is the longest dam in India.
  • Nagarjuna Sagar Dam is the largest masonry dam in the world.

Are you the one among the competitor of various examination? Here are some important dams in India asked frequently in the Competitive Examinations. General Knowledge or Statis GK section is the best scoring part of the examination. Since you prepare it once there are no changes till the end. Other sections are like numerical aptitude, reasoning and English will always have new updates. Prepare well with the Static GK topics to score easily from all the examinations.

List of Dams in India – Andhra Pradesh

Dam River Location
Kalyani Dam Swarnamukhi Tirupati (Chittoor Dist)
Kandaleru Dam Kandaleru Rapur Mandal (Nellore Dist)
Srisailam Dam Krishna Kurnool
Somasila Dam Penna Somasila (Nellore dist)
Veligallu Dam Papagni Galiveedu (kadappa Dist)

List of Dams in India – Arunachal Pradesh

Dibang Dam Dibang Lower Dibang Valley Dist
Ranganadi Dam Ranganadi Yazali
Subansiri Dam Subansiri Lower Subansiri dist

List of Dams in India – Bihar

Chandan Dam Chandan Banka Dist
Durgawati Dam Durgawati Bhabhua (Kaimur Dist)
Nagi Dam Nagi Jamui Dist

List of Dams in India – Chhattisgarh

Gangrel Dam Mahanadi Dhamtari Dist
Kutaghat Dam Kharang Bilaspur Dist
Minimata (Hasdeo) Bango Dam Hasdeo Korba Dist
Dudhawa Dam Mahanadi Dhamtari Dist

List of Dams in India – Gujarat

Dantiwada Dam Banas Banaskantha Dist
Kandana Dam Mahi Panchmahal Dist
Kamleshwar Dam Hiran Gir National Park (Junagadh Dist)
Sardar Sarovar Dam Narmada Narmadha Valley
Ukai Dam Tapti Surat Dist

List of dams in India – Punjab

Bakhra Nangal Dam Sutlej Rupnagar
Damsal Dam Damsal Hoshiarpur
Ranjit Sagar (Thein) Dam Ravi Gurdaspur
Siswan Dam Siswan Ropar

List of Dams in India – Himachal Pradesh

Bhakra Nangal Dam Sutlej Bilaspur
Chamera Dam Ravi Dalhousie
Maharana Pratap Sagar Dam Beas Kangra
Pandoh Dam Beas Mandi

List of Dams in India – Jammu & Kashmir

Baglihar Dam Chenab Doda
Cholal Dam Cholal Choe Hoshirapur
Shahpur Kandi Dam Ravi Pathankot
Shalal Dam Chenab Reasi
Uri Dam Jhelum Baramula

List of Dams in India – Jharkhand

Konar Dam Konar Hazaribagh
Maithon Dam Barakar Asansol
Panchet Dam Damodar Dhanbad
Tenughat Dam Damodar Bokaro

List of dams in India – Karnataka

Almatti Dam Krishna Basavana Bagevadi
Bhadra Dam Bhadra Lakkavalli (Chikkamangaluru Dist)
Hemavathi Dam Hemavathi Hassan
Hidkal Dam Ghataprabha Hukeri
Lakhya Dam Lakhya Mudigere
Linganamakki Dam Sharavathi Sagar
Malaprabha Dam Malaprabha Parasgad
Supa Dam Kalinadi(kali) Supa
Tunga Bhadra Dam Thunga Bhadra koppal

List of Dams in India – Kerala

Cheruthoni Dam Cheruthoni Todupulai
Idamalayar Dam Edamalayar/Periyar Ennakal
Idukki Arch Dam Periyar Kuravan and Kurathi (Idukki Dist)
Kulamavu Dam Kaliyar Idukki
Kakki Dam Kakki Pathanamthitta
Malampuzha Dam Malampuzha Palakkad
Mullaiperiyar Dam Periyar Idukki
Parambikulam Dam Parambikulam Palakkad
Neyyar Dam Neyyar Thiruvananthapuram

List of Dams in India – Madhya Pradesh

Bansagar Dam Sone Shahdol
Bargi Dam Narmada Jabalpur
Gandhi Sagar Dam Chambal Mandsaur
Indira Sagar Dam Narmada Mundi (Khandwa Dist)
Madikheda Dam Sindh Shivpuri
Omkareshwar Dam Narmada Mandhata (Khandwa Dist)
Tawa Dam Tawa Hoshangabad

List of Dams in India – Maharastra

Bhatsa Dam Bhatsa & Chorna Shahpur
Isapur Dam Penganga Hingoli
Jayakwadi(Paithan) Dam Godavari Jayakwadi (Aurangabad)
Koyna Dam River Koyna Koyna Nagar (Satara Dist)
Totladoh Dam Pench Nagpur
Ujjani (Bhima) Dam Bhima Solapur
Warna Dam Warna Sangli Dist

List of Dams in India – Odisha

Hirakud Dam (Longest Dam in India) Mahanadi Sambaplur
Indravati Dam Indravati Nabarangpur
Kapur Dam Kapur Bariguda
Mandira Dam Sankha Sundergarh
Muran Dam Muran Kalahandi
Podagada Dam Podagada Nabarangpur
Rengali Dam Brahmni Talcher
Upper Kolab Dam Kolab Koraput

List of Dams in India – Rajasthan

Bisalpur Dam Banas Tonk
Jawahar Sagar Dam Chambal Kota
Jawai Dam Jawai Pali
Mahai Bajaj Sagar Dam Mahi Banswara
Rana Pratap Sagar Dam Chambal Rawatbhata

List of Dams in India – Tamil Nadu

Aliyar Dam Aliyar Pollachi (Coimbatore Dist)
Amaravathi Dam Amaravathi Udumalpet (Tirupur Dist)
Bhavani Sagar Dam Bhavani Erode Dist
Mettur Dam Cauveri Mettur (Salem Dist)
Sholaiyar Dam Sholaiyar Valparai (Coimbatore Dist)
Vaigai Dam Vaigai Periyakulam (Theni Dist)

List of Dams in India – Telangana

Manair Dam Manair Karimnagar
Nizam sagar Dam Manjira Kamareddy
Ramagundam Dam Godavari Pedapalli
Singur Dam Manjira Singareddy
Somasila Pennar Somasila
Srisailam Dam Krishna Kurnool
Sriram Sagar Dam Godavari Nirmal town

List of Dams in India – Uttar Pradesh

Dhanraul Dam Ghaghar Roberts ganj
Matatila Dam Betwa Lalitpur
Parichha Dam Betwa Jhansi
Rajghat Dam Betwa Lalitpur
Rihand Dam Rihand Pipri (Sonbhadra Dist)
Ganges Barrage Ganges Kanpur

List of Dams in India – West Bengal

Durgapur Barrage Damodar Durgapur
Farakka Barrage Ganges Murshidabad
Kangasabati Dam Kangasabati, Kumari Bankura
Panchet Dam Damodar Panchet

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