Top 5 Famous And Biggest Dams of Rajasthan

Rajasthan state is India’s largest state by area and home to one of the largest desert in the world. The Royal state has major river system in India such as Banas River,Jawai River and the Chambal River, These rivers of Rajasthan are lifeline for drinking water in the state and some of the major dam built across rivers of Rajasthan includes Khandip Dam,Jaggar Dam,Jakham Dam,Morel dam,Jawahar Sagar Dam and Kota Barrage.

Bisalpur Dam

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Bisalpur Dam on the Banas river in Tonk district is a gravity dam and major source of drinking water supply to capital city of Jaipur. Bisalpur Dam is one of the most famous dam in Rajasthan state and important attraction in the region.

Mahi Bajaj Sagar Dam

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Mahi Bajaj Sagar Dam across the Mahi river is the second largest dam in Rajasthan. The Mahi Dam in Banswara is famous for canals and beautiful surroundings,situated 16 kilometres from Banswara.

Rana Pratap Sagar Dam

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Rana Pratap Sagar Dam is one of the major dams built on India’s Chambal river, located in Rawatbhata in Rajasthan. The  renowned Ranapratap Sagar gravity masonry dam is second largest dam on Chambal river and one of the major dam of Chambal Valley Project.

Meja Dam

Meja Dam in the mewar region of Rajasthan is the biggest dam of Bhilwara and the lake is home to number of mammals and birds. Bhilwara Meja Dam is located 20 km away from Bhilwara city and surrounding area is famous for its green mount park.

Jawai Dam

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Jawai Dam is constructed over the Jawai river near Sumerpur town in Pali district. The Jawai dam is biggest dam in the western Rajasthan and the lake is paradise for migratory birds and crocodile. The hills around Jawai dam are famous for huge populaton of Indian leopards and jungle cats.