5 Major Dams of India
Bangalore: While India positions in the third place for building dams, it will be informative to know the major dams of India. Here, we bring out the details of 5 major dams of India. Man made dams are one of the most far-fetched architectural accomplishments today. If you are one among those who enjoy architectures and solid designs, and the one who enjoys the nature as much as or the ones who enjoy exploring different places... visit the dam areas and be fascinated to the man-made beauty along with nature’s panoramic view.
Here are the 5 Dams among the many dams of India.
1. Cheruthoni Dam:
Built in: 1976
Height: 454 ft
Location: Idukki, Kerala
Importance: Largest gravity dam in Kerala & third highest dam in India
Cheruthoni dam is one among the three dams of the famous hydro-electric power project of Kerala. Along with the Cheruthoni concrete gravity dam, Idukki double arch dam and Kulamavu dam are the other two of those. Built across the river cheruthoni, it is situated near to the most famous Idukki arch dam. Visitors of the dam can also explore the nearby wildlife sanctuary. The boating and sightseeing at the place is also added to the interests of dam visitors. The dam is opened for the public around the Onam festival time.
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