Top 7 Dams and Barrage of Uttar Pradesh

This page shows the major and small dams and barrages of Uttar Pradesh state from the list of wikipedia. Some of the other dams in Uttar Pradesh are Shahjad Dam,Bachara Dam, Baghla Dam, Bhagwan Pur Dam,Bhainsora Dam, Gularia Dam Allahabad,Govind Sagar Dam at Lalitpur,Gunta Dam Chitrakoot and Hinauti Dam at Mirzapur.

Rihand Dam


Rihand Dam at Pipri in Sonbhadra district is a concrete gravity dam with 91 m height and 934 m length. Govind Ballabh Pant Sagar reservoir creates border of Madhya pradesh and Uttar Pradesh.

Rajghat Dam

Rajghat Dam on Betwa river is a inter state Dam project between Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. Dam height is 29.5 m and a total length of 10.79 km,The project provide irrigation to both state.

Matatila Dam

Matatila Dam is situated 93 km from Deogarh of Uttar Pradesh on the Betwa river. The Dam is popular among tourists for water sports facilities.

Dhanraul Dam

Dhanraul Dam also called Ghaghar Dam is located at distance of 23 km from Robertsganj over the river Ghaghar. The reservoir and canals are being used for irrigation purpose.

Parichha Dam

Parichha Dam is built on river Betwa and located 25 kilometers from Jhansi. Parichha Thermal Power Station is owned and operated by Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam.

Ganges Barrage


Ganges Barrage is known as Lav Khush Barrage across the Ganges in Kanpur. The project also includes a Botanical Garden,Amusement Park and a clean green city along with Kanpur Lucknow High Speed Train corridor and Kanpur Lucknow Expressway starting point.

Sharda Barrage

Sharda Barrage or Lower Sharda Barrage in Lakhimpur city is constructed on the Sharda river. The project primarily constructed for irrigation purpose.

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