List of Largest Dams in India

The Dams and Reservoir are the prominent water source for irrigation for Indian farmers. There are hundreds of multipurpose dams built for irrigation, water supply, and electricity generation. 15 largest dams is listed below and ranked by size, total volume of the water and area acquired.

15. Bhavanisagar Dam

Height:105 ft
Length: 1,700 m
Inflow: Bhavani River
Location: Tamil Nadu
Capacity (TMC): 32.8

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14. TungaBhadra Dam

Height: 49.38 m
Length: 2,441 m
Inflow: Tungabhadra
Location: Karnataka
Capacity (TMC): 101

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13. Rihand Dam

Height: 299 ft
Length: 3,064 ft
Inflow: Rihand
Location: Uttar Pradesh
Capacity (Cubic meters): 10.6 billion


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12. Maithon Dam

Height: 165 ft
Length: 15,712 ft
Inflow: Barakar
Location: Jharkhand
Capacity (Acre Ft):

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11. Koyna Dam

Height: 339 ft
Length: 2,648 ft
Inflow: Koyna
Location: Maharashtra
Capacity (Acre Ft):

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