Dams are massive barriers built across rivers & streams to confine & utilize the flow of water for human purposes such as irrigation & generation of hydroelectricity. This is also called as huge water reservoir.

MAJOR DAMS IN INDIASTATERIVERNo of gates
Bhakra Nangal DamPunjab-Himachal Pradesh BorderSutlej04
Bhavani Sagar damTamil NaduBhavani09
Bisalpur DamRajasthanBanas13
Cheruthoni DamKeralaCheruthoni07
Hirakud damOdishaMahanadi72
Indira Sagar DamMadhya PradeshNarmada20
Koyna DamMaharashtraKoyna06
Krishnaraja
sagar Dam
KarnatakaKaveri152
Maithon DamJharkhandBarakar12
Mettur DamTamil NaduKaveri11
Nagarjuna Sagar DamTelanganaKrishna26
Rihand DamUttar PradeshSon05
Sardar Sarovar DamGujaratNarmada22
Tehri DamUttarakhandBhagirathi04
Tungabhadra DamKarnatakaTungabhadra12

LONGEST DAM IN INDIAHIRAKUD (Length of Main Dam:4.8 km & Total length is 25.79 km).

HIGHEST DAM IN INDIATEHRI (Height: 260.5 meters, Length: 575 meters)

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