Rana Pratap Sagar Dam

An integral part of the Chambal Valley Project of the state of Rajasthan, Rana Pratap Sagar Dam has been named after the legendary heroic king Rana Pratap of the Rajput clan of ancient times. The multipurpose Rana Pratap Sagar Dam has been built to protect the neighbouring areas from been submerged during times of floods by the mighty River Chambal.

An important landmark of Rajasthan, the huge engineering marvel was erected in the year of 1970 under the strict supervision of the highly qualified and skilled engineers of the Chambal Valley Project. Rana Pratap Sagar Dam serves several purposes. The management of the Rana Pratap Sagar Dam releases excees water during times of severe drought. The water of the dam is used for drinking purposes and agricultural usages. The Rana Pratap Sagar Dam is an important source of irrigation for the cultivators of the region.

The Rana Pratap Sagar Dam draws several tourists from far and wide. The dam offers the tourists with a wonderful opportunity to enjoy boating in the calm and serene water. The dam produces a total electric capacity of 90 MW by the four units of 43 MW each.

The huge fort of Bhainsrodgarh of the area reflects the rich ancestry of the region. Touirsts flock to the region to view the engineering marvel of the present era and experience the age old construction of the giant fort of the ancient era.

Easily accessible from any part of Rajasthan, Rana Pratap Sagar Dam is visited by tourists who are absolutely awed by the bewitching beauty of the place coupled with its rich historicity and traditional legacy.

Last Updated on 07 December 2011