Chand Baori - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Chand Baori
Chand baori is a stepwell located in the Kota district of Rajasthan. Chand Baori is said to be named after a local ruler called Raja Chanda . However, no epigraphic evidence has been found regarding the construction of the Chand Baori or the adjoining Harshat Mata Temple.
Attractions Near Chand Baori
Jawahar Sagar Dam Hydroelectric Power Plant
12.26km from Chand Baori
Jawahar Sagar Dam is the third dam in the series of Chambal Valley Projects on the Chambal river. It is a concrete gravity dam, 45 meters high and 393 meters long, generating 60 MW of power with an installed capacity of 3 units of 33 MW. Its construction was completed in 1972
28.01km from Chand Baori
Kota barrage is the fourth in the series of Chambal valley projects. It was built to store the waters stored by the three previous dams of the project Gandhi Sagar Dam, Jawahar Sagar Dam and Rana Pratap Sagar Dam, and then channelize it to the dry areas of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh for irrigation purposes via canals. At present, it helps in agriculture in around 20,000 acres of land.
Gandhi Sagar Dam
32.19km from Chand Baori
The Gandhi Sagar Dam is a multipurpose dam located in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It was constructed between 1955 and 1960, with the main purpose of providing irrigation to the nearby districts. The dam is built on the Chambal River, and its reservoir has a capacity of 7.3 billion cubic meters. In addition to irrigation, the Gandhi Sagar Dam also provides drinking water to approximately 1 million people and generates hydroelectric power.
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For more information about Chand Baori, visit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chand_Baori