Major Dams of Rajasthan

Major Dams of Rajasthan

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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. 

There are six major dams in Rajasthan that are very important in terms of GK.

Dam

River

Height (m)

Area

Foundation Year

Gandhi Sagar Dam

Chambal River

64

22,584 Sq. KM

1960

Rana Pratap Sagar Dam

Chambal River

54

24,864 Sq. KM

1970

Jawahar Sagar Dam

29 km upstream of Kota

45

27,195 Sq. KM

1972

Kota Barrage

Chambal Valley Projects

27,332 Sq. KM

1960

Mahi Bajaj Sagar Dam

Mahi River

1983

Bisalpur Dam

Banas

1999

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