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Other Important Dams in Rajasthan

 

Rajasthan state is India’s largest state by area and home to one of the largest desert in the world. The Royal state has major river system in India such as Banas River,Jawai River and the Chambal River. These rivers of Rajasthan are lifeline for drinking water in the state and have some of the major dam built across them. 

 

Dam

City

River

Purpose

Year

Basin

Surwania/Surwawia

Banswara

Borwat/Ghotiya

Irrigation

1964

Mahi

Taliya

Pratapgarh

Local nallah/Ruparel

Irrigation

1986

Mahi

Takli

Kota

Takli

Irrigation Drinking Water-Supply

Ganga

Tasai

Ganga

Titora

Jahazpur

Local nallah

Irrigation

1982

Ganga

Tokra

Sirohi

Tokra

Irrigation

1959

West flowing rivers of Kutch and Saurashtra including Luni

Swaroop Sagar

Girwa

Berach

Irrigation

1795

Ganga

Udai Sagar

Girwa

Berach

Irrigation Drinking Water Supply

1585

Ganga

Ummed/Umaid Sagar (Baran)

Shahpura

Khari

Irrigation

Old dam

Ganga

Ummed/Umed/Umaid Sagar (Bhilwara)

Irrigation

Ganga

Tordi Sagar

Malpura

Sohdra/ Sodara

Irrigation

1887

Ganga

Uncha

Nimbahera

Local nallah

Irrigation

1984

Ganga

Urmila Sagar

Dholpur

Parbati

Irrigation

1905

Ganga

Utawali

Irrigation

Ganga