Rihand Dam

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Rihand Dam Facts
Dam NameRihand Dam
Known as alsoGovind Ballabh Pant Sagar Reservoir
State NameUttar Pradesh
Type of damConcrete Gravity
Operated byNational Thermal Power Corporation Ltd.
Nearest TownPipari
ImpoundsRihand River
District NameSonbhadra
Catchment Area5,148 km2 (1,988 sq mi)
Lat / Long24.202686, 83.008163
Total Storage Capacity10.6 billion m3
PurposeIrrigation, Flood Control and Electric Power Generation
Construction beganIn 1954
Opening dateIn 1962
Power Generation Capacity300 MW
Height91.44 meters
Length934.21 meters
Type of Spillway GatesTainter
Spillway TypeOgee
Spillway Gates13
ProjectRihand Dam Project

Last Updated on : December 15, 2015



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