Top 10 Most Famous Dams of Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh state has limited irrigation system with dams, Barrage, reservoir and canals. There are 51 medium and major irrigation projects have been completed and few minor are under construction.

Dhamtari district of Chhattisgarh state has large numbers of dam including Ravishankar Water Dam or Gangrel Dam, that attracts tourists from Chhattisgarh and other states.

Gangrel Dam, Dhamtari


Gangrel Dam or Sagar Dam is built across the Mahanadi river in Dhamtari district. Gangrel Dam is the longest dam in Chhattisgarh state with a total lenght of 1,830 m and height 30.5 m.

Murrum Silli Dam, Dhamtari


Murrum Silli Dam on the Sillari river is a prominent architectural marvels in Chhattisgarh state. The dam is the first dam in Asia to have Siphon Spillways with height – 34.15 m, built for the purpose of irrigation.

Kutaghat Dam, Bilaspur


Kutaghat Dam in Bilaspur is one of the most famous dam and reservoir, built on Kharang river. The dam is a popular attractions in Bilaspur and most visited dam in Chhattisgarh for tourism.

Hasdeo Bango Dam, Korba

Hasdeo Bango Dam in Korba district of Chhattisgarh is constructed across the Hasdeo river and one of the must visit place for tourism in Chhattisgarh.

Tandula Dam, Balod

Tandula Dam is located 5 km from Balod in Durg district and very best picnic spot.

Khudia Dam, Bilaspur

Khudia Dam is located 85 kms from Bilaspur and a major water sports destination in Chhattisgarh.

Dudhawa Dam, Dhamtari

Dudhawa Dam in Dhamtari district is built across the Mahanadi river. Mahanadi is the major river in East Central India, flows through the states of Chhattisgarh and Odisha.

Rabo Dam, Raigarh

Rabo Dam in Raigarh district of Chhattisgarh, across the river Kelo and a prime tourist attraction around Raigarh.

Sondur Dam, Dhamtari

Sondur Dam in Dhamtari district is constructed across Sondur river, near Nagri village. It is a heavily built dam on tributary of Mahanadi river and listed as top tourist attractions in Dhamtari.

Kherkatta Dam, Pakhanjore

Kherkatta Dam and Reservoir located at Pakhanjore in Chhattisgarh state in Matholi river. The earth fill embankment type dam was built for better irrigation and cultivation systems.

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