4 Dams in Rajasthan that you should visit - With photos & details

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4 Dams to explore in Rajasthan

The Indian state having innumerable royal palaces and forts. It is also known for its Thar desert, royal culture and historical monuments, such as the Hawa Mahal, and the numerous baoris.

Bisalpur DamBisalpur Dam, Rajasthan 304804, India

This is a gravity dam on the Banas river which was completed in 1999 for the purpose of irrigation and water supply.

Jawahar Sagar Dam Hydroelectric Power PlantKarondi, Rajasthan 323302, India

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

Kagdi Pick Up WeirRishi Kunj, Banswara, Rajasthan 327001, India

Kagdi Pick Up Weir, located 3 km away from Ratlam road, is one of the major tourist attractions in Banswara. This tourist attraction features beautiful gardens, fountains and water stretching over the vast land.

Kota BarrageChambal River, Electricity Board Area, Kota, Rajasthan 324008, India

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.