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Panchet Dam - Things to Know Before Visiting

Panchet Dam, Tantloi, Jharkhand 713324, India

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About Panchet Dam

Panchet Dam was the last of the four multi-purpose dams included in the first phase of the Damodar Valley Corporation. It was constructed across the Damodar River at Panchet in Dhanbad district in the Indian state of Jharkhand, and opened in 1959.


Attractions Near Panchet Dam

Telkupi
Telkupi14.34km from Panchet Dam

Telkupi is a submerged location of archaeological interest in the Purulia district of West Bengal, India. The area, along with most of the temples situated there, was submerged in 1959 as a consequence to the construction of a dam across the Damodar river at Panchet in Dhanbad district, then in Bihar.

Maithon Dam
Maithon Dam18.96km from Panchet Dam

Maithon Dam is a hydroelectric dam on the Barakar River in Jharkhand, India. The dam forms the Maithon Reservoir, which covers an area of 65 square kilometers. The dam is used for power generation and irrigation. As of 2016, the dam has a capacity of 60 MW. It is 4,789 meters long and 50 meters high. The dam has been credited with reducing flooding in the region.

Joychandi Pahar
Joychandi Pahar19.57km from Panchet Dam

Joychandi Pahar is a hill which is a popular tourist attraction in Purulia district. A beautiful viewpoint , trekking area, rock climbing and so more.

Biharinath Hill
Biharinath Hill22.88km from Panchet Dam

Biharinath is the second highest hill in the Bankura district of the sub-Himalayan range. It is a place where one can take a break from the daily busy life and simply rejuvenate one's mind and soul.

Birsa Munda Park
Birsa Munda Park37.62km from Panchet Dam

Birsa Munda Park is the only park in Dhanbad and it is counted among the attractive placesnearby which attracts people from all age groups. It has walkway, leisure area, play area, toy train, various rides for children, canteen and plants of different species spread over 21 acres of land.

Susunia Hill
Susunia Hill40.18km from Panchet Dam

A famous spot in the Bankura District for indigenous sports like mountaineering, rock climbing, and trekking. The entire hill is covered luxuriously with lush green shrubs and tall trees. There also stands an ancient but impeccably carved monolith structure on the Susunia Hill named as the Narasimha Stone.

Where is Panchet Dam

Discover More Attractions in Dhanbad, Where Panchet Dam Is Located

Dhanbad
Dhanbad
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Dhanbad district was constituted in 1956 by carving out the old Dhanbad subdivision, Chas and Chandankiyari police stations of the Sadar subdivision of the erstwhile Manbhum district. Dhanbad is a Police district since 1928. The re-organization of the districts in the State of Bihar which took place after 1971 did not affect the district of Dhanbad. In 1991 a part of Dhanbad district was sliced away to form Bokaro district.

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