Gandhi Sagar Dam

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Gandhi Sagar Dam Facts
Dam NameGandhi Sagar Dam
Official NameBhadra
State NameMadhya Pradesh
Type of damGravity and Masonry
Operated byWater Resources Department and Madhya Pradesh Power Corporation
Nearest CityKota, Rajasthan
ImpoundsChambal River
District NameMandsaur
Catchment Area22,584 km2 (8,720 sq mi)
Lat / Long24.700171, 75.552764
Total Storage Capacity7.322 billion m3
PurposeHydroelectric Power Generating, Irrigation and fishing
Construction beganIn 1954
Opening dateIn 1970
Height62 meters
Length514 meters
Power Generation Capacity142 MW
Spillway Gates10
Spillway TypeOgee
ProjectChambal Valley Project

Last Updated on : December 15, 2015



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