Dams in Jharkhand

Dams in Jharkhand

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  • Type: Dam
Kanke Dam, Ranchi
Rank 44
Ranked 44 of 218
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  • Type: Dam
Konar Dam, Hazaribagh
Rank 52
Ranked 52 of 218
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Konar Dam is located at Banaso at a distance of 50 km from Hazaribagh on the Vishnugarh – Bokaro Main Road. To reach here, tourists have to take the NH 100 from the main town of Hazaribagh to stop at Vishnugarh, which is around 35 km from the town. From Vishnugarh, a... Read More »
  • Type: Dam
Panchet Dam, Dhanbad
Rank 57
Ranked 57 of 218
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Average Rating
6.3/ 7 1
2 Ratings & 1 Review
Panchet dam is built across the Damodar River in Dhanbad District’s Panchet area in Jharkhand. Inaugurated in 1959, Panchet dam is the fourth of the 4 multi-purpose dams that fall under the first phase of Damodar Valley Corporation. Panchet Dam is located at a... Read More »
  • Type: Dam
Tilaiya Dam, Hazaribagh
Rank 60
Ranked 60 of 218
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The Tilaiya Dam is a project of the DVC that is located on the borders of the districts of Koderma and Hazaribagh. The dam is actually located in Koderma, but the views and landscapes around the reservoir are enjoyed from Hazaribagh. Tilaiya Dam is as a major producer of... Read More »
Tilaiya Dam, Koderma
Rank 67
Ranked 67 of 218
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Tilaiya Dam is built across the Barakar River and is located in Tilaiya, in the Koderma District. Established in 1953, the dam is 1,200 ft long and 99 ft high. This dam was  included in the first phase of the Damodar Valley Corporation. Read More »
  • Type: Dam
Maithan Dam, Maithan
Rank 76
Ranked 76 of 218
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Average Rating
4.5/ 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
Maithan Dam, also known as Maithon Dam, has been constructed on the Barakar River. Located 48 km from Dhanbad, this dam has been especially designed for controlling floods. This 15,712 feet long and 165 feet high dam generates 60000 kW of electricity. One of the unique... Read More »
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Garga Dam, Bokaro
Rank 84
Ranked 84 of 218
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Average Rating
5.8/ 7 1
2 Ratings & 1 Review
Garga Dam is located 12 km away from the main city and is a popular picnic spot. The dam site features beautiful green surroundings and plenty of aquatic animals. This natural site is venue for many school outings and biological tours. This dam plays a vital role in catering... Read More »
  • Type: Dam
Maithan Dam, Dhanbad
Rank 96
Ranked 96 of 218
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Average Rating
5.7/ 7 1
3 Ratings & 2 Reviews
Maithon Dam is located 48 km from Dhanbad. The name Maithon stands for “Mother’s Home”, and is 165 ft high and 15,712 ft long. It is made over the river of Barakar to control flood and generate 60,000 KW of electricity. Stretched over an area of 65 sq... Read More »
Massanjore Dam, Dumka
Rank 110
Ranked 110 of 218
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Massanjore Dam, popularly known as the Canada Dam, is constructed across the Mayurakshi river and is surrounded by forests and hills. It was constructed in 1955. The dam is 34.4 m high and 609.6 m long. Around 50,000 acres of agrarian land is irrigated with the help of water... Read More »
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  • Type: Dam
Kelaghagh Dam, Simdega
Rank 143
Ranked 143 of 218
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The Kelaghagh Dam, constructed across the Chhinda River, is at a distance of 4 km from the town of Simdega. The dam is surrounded by hills and a park. The district administration provides motor boating and parasailing facilities. Read More »
  • Type: Dam
Roro Dam, Chaibasa
Rank 165
Ranked 165 of 218
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Roro Dam is located in the small town of Roro, which is a part of the West Singhbhum District. Chaibasa is further 19 km from this dam, which is also close to Baipi, Kendposi, Jojohatu and Luia. Roro Hills is also situated near this dam, which is a site for imported asbestos... Read More »
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  • Type: Dam
Palna Dam, Seraikela
Rank 186
Ranked 186 of 218
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Palna Dam is built across the Subarnarekha River and is situated in the Chandil town of Seraikela. Read More »
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