List of Dams and Reservoirs in India

A dam is a barrier that impounds water or underground streams. Reservoirs created by dams not only suppress floods but also provide water for activities such as irrigation, human consumption, industrial use, aquaculture, and navigability.
List of  Dams in India : 
State Name River Name
Telangana Nizam Sagar Dam Manjira River
Andhra Pradesh Somasila Dam Pennar River
Andhra Pradesh Srisailam Dam Krishna River
Telangana Singur dam Manjira River
Gujarat Ukai Dam Tapti River
Gujarat Dharoi Dam Sabarmati River
Gujarat Kadana dam Mahi River
Gujarat Dantiwada Dam Banas River
Himachal Pradesh Pandoh Dam Beas River
Himachal Pradesh and Punjab Border Bhakra Nangal Dam Sutlej River
Himachal Pradesh Nathpa Jhakri Dam Satluj River
Himachal Pradesh Chamera Dam Ravi River
Jammu and Kashmir Baglihar Dam Chenab River
Jammu and Kashmir Dumkhar Hydroelectric Dam Indus River
Jammu and Kashmir Uri Hydroelectric Dam Jhelum River
Jharkhand Maithon Dam Barakar River
Jharkhand Chandil Dam Swarnarekha River
Jharkhand Panchet Dam Damodar River
Karnataka Tunga Bhadra Dam Tungabhadra River
Karnataka Linganamakki dam Sharavathi River
Karnataka Kadra Dam Kalinadi River
Karnataka Alamatti Dam Krishna River
Karnataka Supa Dam Kalinadi or Kali river
Karnataka Krishna Raja Sagara Dam Kaveri River
Karnataka Harangi Dam Harangi River
Karnataka Narayanpur Dam Krishna River
Karnataka Kodasalli Dam Kali River
Kerala Malampuzha Dam Malampuzha River
Kerala Peechi Dam Manali River
Kerala Idukki Dam Periyar River
Kerala Kundala Dam Kundala Lake
Kerala Parambikulam Dam Parambikulam River
Kerala Walayar Dam Walayar River
Kerala Mullaperiyar Dam Periyar River
Kerala Neyyar Dam Neyyar River
Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh Border Rajghat Dam Betwa River
Madhya Pradesh Barna Dam Barna River
Madhya Pradesh Bargi Dam Narmada River
Madhya Pradesh Bansagar Dam Sone River
Madhya Pradesh Gandhi Sagar Dam Chambal River
Maharashtra Yeldari Dam Purna river
Maharashtra Ujani Dam Bhima River
Maharashtra Pawna Dam Maval River
Maharashtra Mulshi Dam Mula River
Maharashtra Koyna Dam Koyna River
Maharashtra Jayakwadi Dam Godavari River
Maharashtra Bhatsa Dam Bhatsa river
Maharashtra Wilson Dam Pravara River
Maharashtra Tansa Dam Tansa river
Maharashtra Panshet Dam Ambi River
Maharashtra Mula Dam Mula river
Maharashtra Kolkewadi Dam Vashishti River
Maharashtra Girna Dam Girana river
Maharashtra Vaitarna Dam Vaitarna river
Telangana Radhanagari Dam Bhogawati River
Telangana Lower Manair Dam Manair River
Telangana Mid Manair Dam Manair River and SRSP Flood Flow Canal
Telangana Upper Manair Dam Manair River and Kudlair River
Maharashtra Khadakwasla Dam Mutha River
Maharashtra Gangapur Dam Godavari river
Andhra Pradesh and Odisha Border Jalaput Dam Machkund River
Odisha Indravati Dam Indravati River
Odisha Hirakud Dam Mahanadi River
Tamil Nadu Vaigai Dam Vaigai River
Tamil Nadu Perunchani Dam Paralayar River
Tamil Nadu Mettur Dam Kaveri River
Uttar Pradesh Govind Ballabh Pant Sagar Dam also Rihand dam Rihand River
Uttarakhand Tehri Dam Bhagirathi River
Uttarakhand Dhauli Ganga Dam Dhauli Ganga River

List of Reservoir in India : 
A reservoir  is a storage space for fluids. These fluids may be water, hydrocarbons or gas. A reservoir usually means an enlarged natural or artificial lake, storage pond or impoundment created using a dam or lock to store water.  
State Reservior River Name
Telangana Dindi Reservoir Krishna River
Telangana Lower Manair Reservoir Manair River
Andhra Pradesh Tatipudi Reservoir Project Gosthani River
Andhra Pradesh Gandipalem Reservoir Manneru River
Telangana Himayat Sagar Reservoir Osman Sagar
Telangana Shriram Sagar Reservoir Godavari River
Himachal Pradesh Gobind Sagar Reservoir Sutlej River
Himachal Pradesh Maharana Pratap Sagar Reservoir Pong Dam Lake
Karnataka Ghataprabha Reservoir Ghataprabha River
Karnataka Hemavathi Reservoir Hemavati River
Madhya Pradesh Tawa Reservoir Tawa River
Odisha Balimela Reservoir Sileru River
Tamil Nadu Aliyar Reservoir Aliyar River
Tamil Nadu Chittar Reservoir Chittar River
Tamil Nadu Krishnagiri Reservoir Thenpennai River
Tamil Nadu Manimuthar Reservoir Tamirabarani River
Tamil Nadu Pechiparai Reservoir Kodayar River
Tamil Nadu Shoolagiri Chinnar Reservoir Chinnar River
Tamil Nadu Thunakadavu Reservoir Thunacadavu River
Tamil Nadu Varattu Pallam Reservoir  
Tamil Nadu Vidur Reservoir  
Tamil Nadu Amaravathi Reservoir Amaravathi River
Tamil Nadu Gundar Reservoir Berijam Lake
Tamil Nadu Kullursandai Reservoir Arjuna Nadi
Tamil Nadu Pambar Reservoir Pambar River
Tamil Nadu Periyar Reservoir Periyar River
Tamil Nadu Stanley Reservoir Kaveri River
Tamil Nadu Uppar Reservoir  
Tamil Nadu Vattamalaikarai Odai Reservoir Odai River
Tamil Nadu Willingdon Reservoir Periya Odai River
Tamil Nadu Bhavanisagar Reservoir Bhavani River
Tamil Nadu Kodaganar Reservoir Kodagananar River
Tamil Nadu Manimukthanadhi Reservoir  
Tamil Nadu Parambikulam Reservoir Parambikulam River
Tamil Nadu Sholayar Reservoir  
Tamil Nadu Thirumurthi Reservoir Parmabikulam and Aliyar River
Tamil Nadu Varadamanadhi Reservoir  
Tamil Nadu Vembakottai Reservoir Vaippar River
Tamil Nadu Manjalar Reservoir  
Jammu and Kashmir Salal Project Chenab River
Jammu and Kashmir Chutak Hydroelectric Project  
Madhya Pradesh Indirasagar Project Narmada River
Madhya Pradesh Narmada Dam Project Narmada River
Uttar Pradesh Rihand Project Rihand River and Son River

Last Updated: August 13, 2019

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