LIST OF DAMS AND RESERVOIRS IN INDIABelow is the list of dams and reservoirs in India which can be asked in exams like IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, SBI and SSC. Nowadays questions from Dams and Reservoirs, Rivers, Hydroelectric Power Plant, Bird Sanctuaries, National Parks is being asked in exams.

Dams :A dam is a barrier that holds water. It helps to repress floods. It also helps to provide water for irrigation, human consumption, industrial use.

Reservoir :A reservoir is a natural or artificial lake, storage pond, or water confined in an enclosure like a dam which is used to store water.

List of Dams and Reservoirs in India

Dam Name
State Name
River Name
List of Dams/Reservoirs In Andhra Pradesh
Nizam Sagar Dam Andhra Pradesh Manjira River
Somasila Dam Andhra Pradesh Pennar River
Prakasam Barrage Andhra Pradesh Krishna River
Dindi Reservoir Andhra Pradesh Krishna River
Lower Manair Reservoir Andhra Pradesh
Tatipudi Reservoir Project Andhra Pradesh Gosthani River
Srisailam Dam Andhra Pradesh Krishna River
Singur dam Andhra Pradesh
Gandipalem Reservoir Andhra Pradesh Gandipalem, Manneru River
Ramagundam Dam Andhra Pradesh Godavari
Dummaguden Dam Andhra Pradesh Godavari
Himayat Sagar Reservoir Andhra Pradesh River Musi
Shriram Sagar Reservoir Andhra Pradesh Godavari River
List of Dams/Reservoirs in Gujarat

Ukai Dam Gujarat
Dharoi Dam Gujarat Banas River
Kadana Dam Gujarat Mahi River
Dantiwada Dam Gujarat Sabarmati River
List of Dams/Reservoirs in Himachal Pradesh
Pandoh Dam Himachal Pradesh Beas River
Bhakra Nangal Dam Himachal Pradesh Sutlej River
Nathpa Dam Himachal Pradesh Sutlej River
Chamera Dam Himachal Pradesh Ravi River
Gobind Saga Reservoir Himachal Pradesh Sutlej River
Maharana Pratap Sagar Reservoir Himachal Pradesh
List of Dams/Reservoirs in Jammu & Kashmir
Salal Project Jammu & Kashmir Chenab River
Baglihar Dam Jammu & Kashmir Chenab River
Chutak Hydroelectric Project Jammu & Kashmir
Dumkhar Hydroelectric Dam Jammu & Kashmir Indus River
Uri Hydroelectric Dam Jammu & Kashmir Jhelum River
List of Dams/Reservoirs in Jharkhand
Maithon Dam Jharkhand Barakar River
Chandil Dam Jharkhand Subarnarekha River
Panchet Dam Jharkhand Damodar River
List of Dams/Reservoirs in Karnataka
Tunga Bhadra Dam Karnataka Tungabhadra River and Krishna River
Linganamakki dam Karnataka Sharavathi River
Kadra Dam Karnataka Kalinadi River
Alamatti Dam Karnataka Krishna River
Supa Dam Karnataka Kali River
Krishna Raja Sagara Dam Karnataka Cauvery River
Harangi Dam Karnataka Cauvery River
Ghataprabha Reservoir Karnataka Ghataprabha River
Manchanabele Dam Karnataka
Narayanpur Dam Karnataka Krishna River
Kodasalli Dam Karnataka Kali River
Basava Sagara Dam Karnataka
Hemavathi Reservoir Karnataka
List of Dams/Reservoirs in Kerala
Banasura Sagar Dam Kerala Chalakudy River
Malampuzha Dam Kerala Malampuzha River
Peechi Dam Kerala
Idukki Dam Kerala Periyar River
Kundala Dam Kerala Parambikulam River
Parambikulam Dam Kerala Parambikulam River
Walayar Dam Kerala Walayar River
Mullaperiyar Dam Kerala Pennar River
Neyyar Dam Kerala Pennar River
List of Dams/Reservoirs in Madhya Pradesh
Rajghat Dam Madhya Pradesh Betwa River
Barna Dam Madhya Pradesh Barna River
Indirasagar Project Madhya Pradesh Narmada River
Narmada Dam Project Madhya Pradesh Narmada River
Bargi Dam Madhya Pradesh Narmada River
Bansagar Dam Madhya Pradesh Son River
Gandhi Sagar Dam Madhya Pradesh Chambal River
Tawa Reservoir Madhya Pradesh Tawa River
List of Dams/Reservoirs in Maharashtra
Yeldari Dam Maharashtra Purna River
Ujani Dam Maharashtra Bhima River
Pawna Dam Maharashtra Pawna River
Mulshi Dam Maharashtra Mula River
Koyna Dam Maharashtra Koyna River
Jaikwadi Dam Maharashtra Godavari River
Bhatsa Dam Maharashtra Bhatsa and Chorna rivers
Wilson Dam Maharashtra Pravara River
Tansa Dam Maharashtra
Panshet Dam Maharashtra Mutha River
Mula Dam Maharashtra
Kolkewadi Dam Maharashtra Koyna River
Girna Dam Maharashtra Girna and Godavari River
Bhandardara Dam Maharashtra Arthur Lake
Vaitarna Dam Maharashtra Vaitarna River
Radhanagari Dam Maharashtra Bhogawati River
Nandur Madhmeshwar Dam Maharashtra
Manair Dam Maharashtra Manair River
Khadakwasla Dam Maharashtra Mutha River
Gangapur Dam Maharashtra
List of Dams/Reservoirs in Orissa
Jalaput Dam Orissa
Balimela Reservoir Orissa Sileru River
Indravati Dam Orissa Indravati River
Hirakud Dam Orissa Mahanadi River
List of Dams/Reservoirs in Tamil Nadu
Vaigai Dam Tamil Nadu Vaigai River
Aliyar Reservoir Tamil Nadu River Aliyar
Chittar Reservoir Tamil Nadu Chittar River
Krishnagiri Reservoir Tamil Nadu
Manimuthar Reservoir Tamil Nadu
Pechiparai Reservoir Tamil Nadu River Kodayar
Soolagiri Chinnar Reservoir Tamil Nadu
Thunakadavu Reservoir Tamil Nadu Chalakudy River
Varattupallam Reservoir Tamil Nadu
Vidur Reservoir Tamil Nadu
Perunchani Dam Tamil Nadu Paralayar River
Amaravathi Reservoir Tamil Nadu
Gundar Reservoir Tamil Nadu Berijam Lake
Kullursandai Reservoir Tamil Nadu Arjuna Nadi
Pambar Reservoir Tamil Nadu Pambar River
Periyar Reservoir Tamil Nadu Periyar River
Stanley Reservoir Tamil Nadu Kaveri River
Uppar Reservoir Tamil Nadu
Vattamalaikarai Odai Reservoir Tamil Nadu Odai River
Willingdon Reservoir Tamil Nadu Periya Odai River
Mettur Dam Tamil Nadu Kaveri River
Bhavanisagar Reservoir Tamil Nadu Bhavani River
Kodaganar Reservoir Tamil Nadu Kodagananar River
Manimukthanadhi Reservoir Tamil Nadu
Parambikulam Reservoir Tamil Nadu Parambikulam River
Sholayar Reservoir Tamil Nadu
Thirumurthi Reservoir Tamil Nadu Parmabikulam Aliyar River
Varadamanadhi Reservoir Tamil Nadu
Vembakottai Reservoir Tamil Nadu Vaippar River
Manjalar Reservoir Tamil Nadu
Parichha Dam Uttar Pradesh Betwa River
Rihand Project Uttar Pradesh Rihand River and Son River
Govind Ballabh Pant Sagar Dam Uttar Pradesh Rihand River
Tehri Dam Uttrakhand Bhagirathi River
Dhauli Ganga Dam Ganga River


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