Radhanagari Dam snapshot
About Radhanagari Dam
The Radhanagari Dam, located in the Kolhapur District of Maharashtra, was constructed by Shahu Maharaj, the ruler of the Kolhapur State.
Built across the Bhagawati River, this century old dam is used mainly for the important purposes of irrigation and hydroelectric power generation. The dam is 1037 m long, covering about 11,000 hectares of wooded hills that surround the Radhanagiri Dam. There is also a hydroelectric project with an installed capacity of 10 MW.
The dam is located at a scenic spot, with a stunningly spectacular backdrop of thick forest covers. The dam site is a habitat for many birds and varied flora. Visitors flock here in large numbers each year to the see the spectacular bird species that grace the area around the Radhanagiri Dam.
As a part of the promotion of Maharashtra tourism, the Radhanagiri Damn climbed the popularity chart and emerged as quite a favourite with locals, as well as tourists. Head here for some peace, solace and nature at its stupendous best! One thing is for certain, you won't be disappointed. It is just the location for the peace and quiet that one looks for while taking a relaxing break from the mundane routine of life.