GK - List of Dams in India PDF Download

List of Dams in India PDF Download
List of Dams in India PDF Download

List of Dams in India PDF Download

Hi Aspirants ! Under this topic List of Dams in India PDF Download, we will read through the important dams in india based on the questions asked in various competitive exams.

Below is the list of dams in india which are repeatedly asked in various competitive exams. It is one of the most important topic for your upcoming exams.


S. No. Dams in India River State
1. Srisailam Dam Krishna Andhra Pradesh / Telangana
2. Nagarjuna Sagar Dam Krishna Andhra Pradesh / Telangana
3. Sardar Sarover Dam Narmada Gujrat
4. Ukai Dam Tapi Gujrat
5. Bhakra Dam Sutlej Himachal Pradesh
6. Baglihar Dam Chenab Jammu and Kashmir
7. Salal Dam Chenab Jammu and Kashmir
8. Uri Dam Jhelum Jammu and Kashmir
9. Krishna Raja Sagar Dam Kaveri Karnataka
10. Almatti Dam Krishna Karnataka
11. Basava Sagara Dam Krishna Karnataka
12. Mullaperiyar Dam Periyar Kerala
13. Idukki Dam Periyar Kerala
14. Gandhi Sagar Dam Chambal Madhya Pradesh
15. Omkareshwar Dam Narmada Madhya Pradesh
16. Indira Sagar Dam Narmada Madhya Pradesh
17. Ban Sagar Dam Son Madhya Pradesh
18. Madikheda Dam Sindh Madhya Pradesh
19. Rajghat Dam Betwa Madhya Pradesh
20. Koyna Dam Koyna Maharashtra
21. Hirakud Dam Mahanadi Odisha
22. Ranjit Sagar Dam Ravi Punjab
23. Ranjit Sagar Dam Ravi Punjab
24. Jawahar Sagar Dam Chambal Rajasthan
25. Gandhi Sagar Dam Chambal Rajasthan
26. Rana Pratap Sagar Dam Chambal Rajasthan
27. Mettur Dam Kaveri Tamil Nadu
28. Koteshwar Dam Bhagirathi Uttarakhand
29. Tehri Dam Bhagirathi Uttarakhand
30. Lakhwar Dam Yamuna Uttarakhand
31. Rihand Dam Rihand Uttar Pradesh
32. Panchet Dam Damodar West Bengal

Some important points you should know about dams in India :
  • The Tehri Dam is the highest dam in India and one of the highest in the world.
  • The Hirakud Dam is the largest dam in the world.
  • The Bhakhra Dam is the second highest dam in India and one of the highest dam in the world.
  • Maharastra holds the first ranking in the list of highest number of dams in India. It has 2354 dams.
  • Madhya Pradesh holds the second ranking in the list of highest number of dams in India. It has 906 dams.
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