Large Dams in India – Complete List

Large dams of India

Note: Dam list taken from Water Resources Information System of India(india-wris.nrsc.gov.in)

S.NoDam NameRiverStateHeight (m)Length (m)Storage capacity (MCM)
1Tehri DamBhagirathiUttarakhand260.55753540
2Lakhwar DamYamunaUttarakhand204451580
3Idukki DamPeriyarKerala1693661996.3
4Bhakra DamSatlujHimachal Pradesh167.64518.16
5Pakal Dul DamMarusudarJammu & Kashmir1673050.1254
6Sardar Sarover Gujarat DamNarmadaGujarat16312109500
7Srisailam (N.S.R.S.P) DamKrishnaAndhra Pradesh1455128722
8Ranjit Sagar DamRaviPunjab1456173.28
9Baglihar DamCHENABJammu & Kashmir143364.362428.28
10Chemera I DamRaviHimachal Pradesh140295391.3
11Cheruthoni (Eb) DamCheruthoniKerala138.386511996.3
12Pong DamBeasHimachal Pradesh132.591950.78570
13Jamrani DamGolaUttarakhand130.6465208.6
14Subansiri Lower HE (Nhpc) DamSubansiriArunachal Pradesh1302841365
15Ramganga DamRamgangaUttarakhand127.56302448
16Nagarjuna Sagar DamKrishnaAndhra Pradesh124.66486511561.3
17Kakki (Eb) DamKakkiKerala116.13336.19455.02
18Nagi DamNagiBihar113.5188410.8029
19Salal (Rockfill And Concrete ) DamChenabJammu & Kashmir11348728.5
20Lakhya DamLakhya holeKarnataka1081048273.79
21Sholayar DamSholayarTamil Nadu105.161244.18152.7
22Koyna DamKoynaMaharashtra103.02807.722980.68
23Idamalayar (Eb) DamIdamalayarKerala1023731089.8
24Supa DamKali NadiKarnataka101331.294178
25Karjan DamKarjanGujarat100903630
26Kulamavu (Eb) DamKilivillithodeKerala1003851996.3
27Koteshwar DamBhagirathiUttarakhand97.5300.588.9
28Lower : PPSP DamWest Bengal9531016
29Doyang Hep DamDoyangNagaland92462565
30Rihand DamRihandUttar Pradesh91.4693210600
31Indira Sagar (NHDC) DamNarmadaMadhya Pradesh91.465412200
32Warna DamVarnaMaharashtra88.81580974.188
33Bhatsa DamBhatsa and chornaMaharashtra88.5959976.1
34Pillur DamBhavaniTamil Nadu8835744.4
35Upper Kodayar DamKodayarTamil Nadu8816698.51
36Minimata (Hasdeo) Bango DamHasdeoChhattisgarh87554.53417
37Jakham Main DamJakham (mahi)Rajasthan87253142.02
38Teesta -V (NHPC) DamTeestaSikkim86.8176.513.5
39Lower Ghatghar DamMaharashtra86.144493.21
40Kallada (Parappar) (Id) DamKalladaKerala85.35335524
41Madupetty (Eb) DamPalarKerala85.34237.7455.23
42Parbati II DamParbatiHimachal Pradesh85101.56.55
43Chakra DamChakraKarnataka84570222.6
44Bandardhara DamParavaraMaharashtra82.352717312.6
45Lower Vaitarna DamVaitarnaMaharashtra82567.07204.98
46Ukai DamTapiGujarat8149277497
47Upper Aliyar DamAliyarTamil Nadu81315
48Aruna DamArunaMaharashtra80.41124093.378
49Upper Bhavani DamBhavaniTamil Nadu80419101.2
50Podagada DamPodagada77.54622300