Panchet Dam

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Panchet Dam Facts
Dam NamePanchet Dam
State NameJharkhand
Type of damEarthen / Concrete Gravity
Operated byDamodar Valley Corporation Limited
Nearest CityAsansol
ImpoundsDamodar River
District NameDhanbad district
Catchment Area10,961 km2
Lat / Long23.684982, 86.744892
Total Storage Capacity1307 million m3
PurposeHydroelectric Power Generation
Power Generation Capacity2x40 MW
Construction beganIn 1952
Opening dateIn 1959
Height45 meters
Length6,777 meters
Width (base)10.67 metres
Spillway GatesConcrete
ProjectPanchet Dam and the Damodar Valley Project
Creates Panchet Reservoir

Last Updated on : December 15, 2015



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