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Nagarjuna Sagar Dam

Nagarjuna Sagar Dam, India


This is a mansionary dam across the Krishna river at Nagarjuna Sagar which straddles the border between Guntur district and Nalgonda district. Constructed between 1955 and 1967, the dam created a water reservoir with gross storage capacity of 11.472 billion cubic metres. Nagarjuna Sagar was the earliest in a series of large infrastructure projects termed as "modern temples" initiated for achieving the Green revolution inn India.

Location of Nagarjuna Sagar Dam