Maithon Dam


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Maithon Dam Facts
Dam NameMaithon Dam
State NameJharkhand
Type of damEarthen / Concrete Gravity
Nearest CityAsansol
ImpoundsBarakar River
District NameDhanbad
Surface Area65 km2 (25 sq mi)
Lat / Long23.785002, 86.811754
Total Capacity100,000 cubic ft/s
PurposeHydroelectric
Power Generation Capacity60 MW
Construction beganIn 1951
Opening dateIn 1958
Height50 meters
Length4,789 meters
Width (base)10.67 meters
Spillway Gates12
ProjectMaithon DVC Hydroelectric Power Project



Last Updated on : December 15, 2015

     


     

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