Kalisindh Dam

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Kalisindh Dam
Kalisindh Dam is located in Rajasthan
Kalisindh Dam
Location of Kalisindh Dam in Rajasthan
Kalisindh Dam is located in India
Kalisindh Dam
Kalisindh Dam (India)
Coordinates24°48′24.9″N 76°22′41.5″E / 24.806917°N 76.378194°E / 24.806917; 76.378194Coordinates: 24°48′24.9″N 76°22′41.5″E / 24.806917°N 76.378194°E / 24.806917; 76.378194
PurposeIrrigation, Water storage
Construction began2010
Opening date2014 (2014)
Owner(s)Water Resources Department, Rajasthan
Dam and spillways
Type of damConcrete Gravity
ImpoundsKali Sindh River
Height316 m (1,037 ft)
Length995 m (3,264 ft)
Spillway typeOghee
CreatesKalisindh Resorvoir
Active capacity54,200,000 m3 (43,900 acre⋅ft)
Catchment area7,547 km2 (2,914 sq mi)

Kalisindh Dam is a concrete gravity dam across Kali Sindh River. It is situated near Jetpura village which is 16 km from Jhalawar, Rajasthan, India. [1][2] It is built primarily for providing water for irrigation to nearby villages, control annual floods in Kali Sindh River and uplift water to storage of 1200 mcft water for Kalisindh Thermal Power Station.[3][4]

The dam has the highest number of gates (33) among all dams in Rajasthan.


  1. ^ "Kalisindh Dam D00521 -". india-wris.nrsc.gov.in. Retrieved 15 October 2018.
  2. ^ "Kalisindh Major Multipurpose Irrigation Project" (PDF). environmentclearance.nic.in/. 15 October 2018.
  3. ^ "KATPP". energy.rajasthan.gov.in. Retrieved 17 November 2018.
  4. ^ Bharadwaj, Aadi Dev. "हाड़ौती में बारिश से बिगड़े हालात, बारां में कई गांव टापू बने, मकान ढहने से 2 लड़कियों की मौत". Dainik Bhaskar (in Hindi). Retrieved 18 November 2018.