Madikheda Dam

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Madikheda Dam
Madikheda Dam.JPG
View of Madikheda Dam from down stream
Location Madikheda, Shivpuri District, Madhya Pradesh
Coordinates 25°33′20″N 77°51′10″E / 25.55556°N 77.85278°E / 25.55556; 77.85278Coordinates: 25°33′20″N 77°51′10″E / 25.55556°N 77.85278°E / 25.55556; 77.85278
Construction began 1978
Opening date 2008
Operator(s) Water Resources Department, Madhya Pradesh
Dam and spillways
Impounds Sindh River
Height 62 m
Length 1070 m
Reservoir
Creates Madikheda Reservoir

Madikheda Dam is a Multi-purpose Dam situated in Shivpuri district in Madhya Pradesh, India. Its Coordinates: 25°33'20"N 77°51'10"E

Specification[edit]

  • Length of Dam - 1070 meter
  • Length of spillway - 176.50 meter
  • Full Reservoir Level - 346.25 meter
  • Maximum Water Level - 346.85 meter
  • Catchment area - 5540 km2
  • Submergence area - 5672.91 ha
  • Villages affected - 13
  • Dam height - 62 m
  • No. of gates - 10
  • Year of start - 1978
  • Project benefits
    • Culturable command area - 98.25 th.ha
    • Ultimate potential - 162.0 th. ha
    • Districts benefitted - Gwalior, Shivpuri, Datia, Bhind
  • Hydro power - 60 MW (20x3)
  • Year of completion - 2008

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Water Resources of Madhya Pradesh: Major Projects, Water Resources Department, Government of Madhya Pradesh, January 2006

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