Dharoi dam before monsoon
|Official name||Dharoi dam|
|Location||Mehsana and Sabarkantha districts|
|Purpose||Irrigation & water supply|
|Construction cost||Rs 960 Million|
|Dam and spillways|
|Height (foundation)||45.87 metres (150 ft)|
|Length||1,207 metres (4,000 ft)|
|Spillway capacity||21662 m3/s|
|Total capacity||908.6 MCM|
|Catchment area||5,475 square kilometres (5.9×1010 sq ft)|
|Surface area||107 square kilometres (1.2×109 sq ft)|
|Hydraulic head||31.7 metres (100 ft)|
|Installed capacity||1.4 MW|
Dharoi Dam is a gravity dam on the Sabarmati river near Dharoi, Kheralu Taluka, Mehsana district of northern Gujarat in India. Constructed in 1978, the dam is meant for irrigation, power generation and flood control.
19 villages partially and 28 villages fully submerged into its reservoir so they were relocated to new villages. Total land submerged under reservoir include 349.39 hectares (863.4 acres; 1.3490 sq mi) forest land, 2,727.55 hectares (6,739.9 acres; 10.5311 sq mi) wasteland, 7,489.87 hectares (18,507.9 acres; 28.9185 sq mi) cultivable land.
- Hydrological Data (Unclassified) Book. Central Water Commission. 2018.
- "Dharoi dam brimming over". The Times of India. September 2, 2011. Retrieved 2013-04-10.
- "Dharoi Water Resources Project". Government of Gujarat. Narmada, Water Resources, Water Supply and Kalpsar Department (Water Resources Division). Retrieved 2013-04-15.
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