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2 Dams to explore in Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh (meaning "snow-laden province") is situated in the Western Himalayas. Himachal Pradesh is spread across valleys with many perennial rivers flowing through them. Almost 90% of the state's population lives in rural areas. Agriculture, horticulture, hydropower, and tourism are important constituents of the state's economy.

Bhakra Dam
Bhakra DamNella, Himachal Pradesh 174201, India

This is a concrete gravity dam on the Sutlej river in Bilaspur. The dam forms the Gobind sagar reservoir. The dam, located at a gorge near the (now submerged) upstream Bhakra village in Bilaspur. the dam attracts tourists from all over India.

Pong Dam
Pong DamPong Dam, Himachal Pradesh, India

A reservoir has been constructed on the river Beas in the wet land of Shivalik hills of Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh, which has been named as Maharana Pratap Sagar. It is also known as Pong reservoir or Pong Dam.This dam was built in 1975 named in honor of Maharana Pratap, this reservoir or lake is a famous wildlife sanctuary and one of the 25 international wetland sites declared by Ramsar Sammel in India.

Map of Dams to explore in Himachal Pradesh