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Dams of Uttar Pradesh

Dams: 

Dams are huge barriers built across rivers and streams to limit and use the flow of water for human uses like agriculture and hydroelectric power generation. Lakes and reservoirs are formed when water is confined.

Reasons to Build a Dam: 

  • Generation of hydroelectricity
  • Irrigation
  • Control flooding.
  • Dams are built to help control devastating floods
  • For Debris Control
  • For Recreation

Important Points regarding Dams 

  • Highest Dam in India: Tehri Dam (Uttarakhand) Bhagirathi River
  • Oldest Dam in India: Kallanai Dam (Tamil Nadu) Kaveri
  • Longest Dam in India: Hirakud Dam (Odisha) Mahanadi
  • World's Tallest Dam: Nurek Dam (Tajikistan) Vakhsh River

List of dams in Uttar Pradesh

 

Name

Purpose

River

Nearest

City

District

Basin

Dhenkwan Dam

Irrigation

 

Chunar

Mirzapur

Ganga

Dongia Dam

Irrigation

GARAI

Robertsganj

Sonbhadra

Ganga

Dongri Dam

Irrigation

PAHUJ

Jhansi

Jhansi

Ganga

Ganeshpur Dam

 

 

Balrampur

Balrampur

Ganga

Garhwa Dam

Irrigation

GARHWA

Mau

Chitrakoot

Ganga

Ghooga Dam

Irrigation

LOCAL

Bahraich

Shrawasti

Ganga

Ghori Dam

Irrigation

 

Mirzapur

Mirzapur

Ganga

Girgity Dam

Irrigation

 

Balrampur

Balrampur

Ganga

Gointha Dam

Irrigation

LOCAL

Ghazipur

Ghazipur

Ganga

Govind Sagar Dam

Irrigation

Shahzad River

Lalitpur

Lalitpur

Ganga

Gularia Dam

Irrigation

GULARIA STREAM

Meja

Allahabad

Ganga

Gunta Dam

Irrigation

GUNTA NALA (YAMUNA)

Karwi

Chitrakoot

Ganga

Hinauti Dam

Irrigation

COL NALA

Mirzapur

Mirzapur

Ganga

Jaiwanti Dam

Irrigation

 

Mau

Chitrakoot

Ganga

Jamini Dam

Irrigation

Jamni

Mahrauni

Lalitpur

Ganga

Jirgo Dam

Irrigation

JIRGO

Chunar

Mirzapur

Ganga

Jogendra Dam

Irrigation

JOGENDRA

Mirzapur

Mirzapur

Ganga

Kabrai Dam

Irrigation

Magaria & Kulharnai nalla

Mahoba

Mahoba

Ganga

Kachnoda Dam

Irrigation

 

Lalitpur

Lalitpur

Ganga

Kargara Dam

Irrigation

LOCAL

Robertsganj

Sonbhadra

Ganga

Keolari Dam

Irrigation

 

Kulpahar

Mahoba

Ganga

Khairman Dam

Irrigation

HENGA NALA

Balrampur

Balrampur

Ganga

Khandeha Dam

Irrigation

DASRATH NALA

Mau

Chitrakoot

Ganga

Adwa Dam

Irrigation

Adwa

Mirzapur

Mirzapur

Ganga

Afzalgarh Dam

Irrigation

Ramganga

Bijnore

Garhwal

Ganga

Ahraura Dam

Irrigation

GARAI

Chunar

Mirzapur

Ganga

Arjun Dam

Irrigation

ARJUN River

Kulpahar

Mahoba

Ganga

Aunjhar Dam

Irrigation

AUNJHAR

Mau

Chitrakoot

Ganga

Bachara Dam

Irrigation

 

Meja

Allahabad

Ganga

Baghel Khand Dam

Irrigation

Jamunahwa

Balrampur

Balrampur

Ganga

Baghla Dam

Irrigation

 

 

Allahabad

Ganga

Balui Bandh

Irrigation

 

 

Sonbhadra

Ganga

Balui Dam

Irrigation

LOCAL

Robertsganj

Sonbhadra

Ganga

Banjari Kalan Dam

Irrigation

LOCAL

Mirzapur

Mirzapur

Ganga

Barwa Dam

 

Barwa Nalla

Jhansi

Jhansi

Ganga

Barwa Sagar Dam

 

Barwa Nala

Karwi

Chitrakoot

Ganga

Barwar Dam

Irrigation

BORA NALA

Garautha

Jhansi

Ganga

Barwatola Dam

Irrigation

 

Dudhi

Sonbhadra

Ganga

Bhagwan Pur Dam

 

 

Balrampur

Balrampur

Ganga

Bhainsora Dam

Irrigation

Marhwa Nala

Chakia

Chandauli

Ganga

Bhonka Dam

Irrigation

BHONKA

Mirzapur

Mirzapur

Ganga

Chandra Prabha Dam

Irrigation

Chandraprabha

Chakia

Chandauli

Ganga

Chandrawal Dam

Irrigation

Chandrawal

Charkhari

Mahoba

Ganga

Chittaurgarh Dam

Irrigation

 

Balrampur

Balrampur

Ganga

Deori Dam

Irrigation

LOCAL

Robertsganj

Sonbhadra

Ganga

Dhandhraul Dam

Irrigation

Ghaggar

ROBERTSGANJ

Sonbhadra

Ganga

Newari Dam

Irrigation

LOCAL

Robertsganj

Sonbhadra

Ganga

Obra Dam

Hydroelectric,Irrigation

RIHAND

Robertsganj

Sonbhadra

Ganga

Ohen Dam

Irrigation

Ohan

Karwi

Chitrakoot

Ganga

Pachwara Lake Dam

Irrigation

LOCAL

Mau Ranipur

Jhansi

Ganga

Pahari Dam

Irrigation

Local Nalla

Mau Ranipur

Jhansi

Ganga

Pahuj Dam

Irrigation

PAHUJ

Jhansi

Jhansi

Ganga

Patharai Dam

Irrigation

PATHARI AND SUKHNAI (TRIBUTARY OF DHASAN)

Mau Ranipur

Jhansi

Ganga

Pili Dam

Irrigation

Pili

Nagina

Bijnor

Ganga

Ragura Dam

Irrigation

Local

Tikamgarh

Jhansi

Ganga

Raipura Dam

Irrigation

 

Mahoba

Mahoba

Ganga

Rajghat Dam

Hydroelectric,Irrigation,Drinking / Water Supply

Betwa

Lalitpur

Lalitpur

Ganga

Rajkhar Dam

Irrigation

LOCAL STREAM

Dudhi

Sonbhadra

Ganga

Rampur Dam

Irrigation

GOINGHAWA NALA

Bahraich

Shrawasti

Ganga

Rampur Kalyangarh Dam

Irrigation

LOCAL

Karwi

Chitrakoot

Ganga

Rampur Pindaria Dam

Irrigation

LOCAL

Mirzapur

Mirzapur

Ganga

Rihand Dam

Hydroelectric,Irrigation

Rihand

Dudhi

Sonbhadra

Ganga

Rohini Dam

Irrigation

ROHINI

Mahrauni

Lalitpur

Ganga

Sajnam Dam

Irrigation

 

Mahrauni

Lalitpur

Ganga

Saktesh Garh Dam

Irrigation

LOCAL

Chunar

Mirzapur

Ganga

Salarpur Dam

Irrigation

KARDIA

Mahoba

Mahoba

Ganga

Saprar Dam

Irrigation

Saprar

JHANSI

Jhansi

Ganga

Sarai Garh Dam

Irrigation

LOCAL

Robertsganj

Sonbhadra

Ganga

Sarda Sagar Dam

Irrigation

Sharda

Puranpur

Pilibhit

Ganga

Semri Dam

Irrigation

LOCAL

Chunar

Mirzapur

Ganga

Shahjad Dam

Irrigation

 

Lalitpur

Lalitpur

Ganga

Siori Lake Dam

Irrigation

Siori

Mau Ranipur

Jhansi

Ganga

Sirsi Dam

Irrigation

Bakhar Nala

Mirzapur

Mirzapur

Ganga

Sukhra Dam

Irrigation

SUKHARA NALA

Mirzapur

Mirzapur

Ganga

Suswar Dam

Irrigation

LOCAL

Mirzapur

Mirzapur

Ganga

Upper Khajuri Dam

Irrigation

Chandauli and Shibati

Mirzapur

Mirzapur

Ganga

Urmil Dam

Irrigation

Urmil

Mahoba

Mahoba

Ganga

Vijaipur Dam

Irrigation

LOCAL

Mirzapur

Mirzapur

Ganga

Khapatia Dam

Irrigation

BORERA

Mau

Chitrakoot

Ganga

Khirihata Dam

Irrigation

LOCAL

Dudhi

Sonbhadra

Ganga

Kohar Gaddi Dam

Irrigation

 

Balrampur

Balrampur

Ganga

Kota Dam

Irrigation

LOCAL

Robertsganj

Sonbhadra

Ganga

Kotra Khambha Dam

Irrigation

 

Mau

Chitrakoot

Ganga

Kuba Khurd Dam

Irrigation

LOCAL

Chunar

Mirzapur

Ganga

Lachura Dam

Irrigation

 

Mau Ranipur

Jhansi

Ganga

Lower Khajuri Dam

Irrigation

Kuardari Nalla

Mirzapur

Mirzapur

Ganga

Majhgawan Dam

Irrigation

GUNCHI NALA

Kulpahar

Mahoba

Ganga

Matatila Dam

Hydroelectric,Irrigation

Betwa

Lalitpur

Lalitpur

Ganga

Maudaha (Swami Brahmanand) Dam

Irrigation

 

Rath

Hamirpur

Ganga