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Dams to explore in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand

It is often referred to as the "Devabhumi" (Land of the Gods) due to numerous Hindu temples and pilgrimage centres found throughout the state. Uttarakhand is known for the natural environment of the Himalayas.

Bhimgoda Barrage
Bhimgoda BarrageBhimgoda barrage mod,, Rishikesh Rd, Birla Ghat, Haridwar, Uttarakhand 249401, India

The Bhimgoda Barrage also referred to as the Bhimgoda Weir or Bhimgoda Head Works, is a barrage on the Ganges River at Har ki Pauri near Haridwar in Haridwar district, Uttarakhand, India. Built as the headworks of the Upper Ganges Canal, an initial barrage was completed by 1854 and replaced twice; the final one completed in 1983. The primary purpose of barrage is irrigation but it also serves to provide water for hydroelectric power production and control floods.

Map of Dams to explore in Uttarakhand