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Massanjore Dam

Masanjore Dam Reservoir,, Masanjor, Jharkhand 814144, India

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About Massanjore Dam

Massanjore Dam is a hydropower generating dam over the Mayurakshi River located at Massanjore near Dumka in the state of Jharkhand, India. The Massanjore dam (also called Canada Dam), across the Mayurakshi, was commissioned in 1955. It was formally inaugurated by Lester B. Pearson, Foreign Minister of Canada. The Mayyrakshi River at the dam site has a catchment area of 1869 sq.km.



Attractions near Massanjore Dam

Mayurakshi River5.19km from Massanjore Dam

Mayurakshi River is a major river in Jharkhand and West Bengal, India, with a long history of devastating floods. It flows through Jharkhand and then through the districts of Birbhum and Murshidabad in West Bengal before flowing into the Hooghly River. The river is about 250 kilometres (160 mi) long.

Malooti temples37.68km from Massanjore Dam

Maluti temples are a group of 72 extant terracotta temples located in the Maluti village near Shikaripara in Dumka district on the eastern part of the Chota Nagpur Plateau, Indian state of Jharkhand. These temples, according to the Indian Trust for Rural Heritage and Development (ITRHD), were built between the 17th and 19th centuries. The kings of Baj Basanta dynasty built these temples in Maluti, their capital, inspired by goddess Mowlakshi, their family deity. Many of the temples are deified w

Tarapith Temple49.49km from Massanjore Dam

An ancient temple located on the banks of the Dwarka River. It is one of the 51 Shakti Peeths in India. Historically important temple and is an architectural wonder full of mysteries and exciting facts which make it a must-visit.

Amar Kutir Shantiniketan58.32km from Massanjore Dam

Amar Kutir was once a place of refuge for independence movement activists in India and Bangladesh. Now it has been turned into a cooperative society for the promotion of arts and crafts.

This lush territory is situated close Santiniketan in Bolpur subdivision of Birbhum District was created in 1977. It is home to three water bodies which is the host for so many migratory birds and there are also so many wildlife populations also.

Kankalitala Mandir60.37km from Massanjore Dam

Kankalitala is one of the sacred destinations of Hindus. which is the holy abode of Goddess Sati.   It is an ideal destination for those spiritually inclined. Daily a lot of people visit this temple. The surrounding of this temple is very calm and quiet which is good for meditating.

Where is Massanjore Dam

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It is one of the most spectacular district of Jharkhand state that has the epitome of being the sub- Capital of this State.