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Panchet Dam

Panchet Dam, Tantloi, West Bengal 713324

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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

Panchet Dam0.44km from 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.

Telkupi14.22km 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.

Joychandi Pahar19.14km 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.

Maithon Dam19.41km from Panchet Dam

This dam was specially designed for flood control and generates 60,000 kW of electric power. There is an underground power station, the first of its kind in the whole of South East Asia. The dam is constructed on the Barakar River. The lake is spread over 65 square kilometres

Biharinath Hill22.72km 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 Park37.76km 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.

Where is Panchet Dam

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Purulia6 attractions

Purulia district is one of the twenty-three districts of West Bengal state in Eastern India. There are so many tourist places in and around the district.