Niradevghar Dam

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Niradevghar Dam
Niradevghar Dam is located in Maharashtra
Niradevghar Dam
Location of Niradevghar Dam in India Maharashtra
Official name Niradevghar Dam D03016
Location Bhor
Coordinates 18°06′01″N 73°43′17″E / 18.1001736°N 73.721375°E / 18.1001736; 73.721375Coordinates: 18°06′01″N 73°43′17″E / 18.1001736°N 73.721375°E / 18.1001736; 73.721375
Opening date 2000[1]
Owner(s) Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Earthfill
Impounds Niira river
Height 58.53 m (192.0 ft)
Length 2,430 m (7,970 ft)
Dam volume 99.38 km3 (23.84 cu mi)
Total capacity 332,130 km3 (79,680 cu mi)
Surface area 14,307 km2 (5,524 sq mi)

Niradevghar Dam, also written as Nira Deoghar is an earthfill dam on Niira river near Bhor, Pune district in the state of Maharashtra in India.


The height of the dam above lowest foundation is 58.53 m (192.0 ft) while the length is 2,430 m (7,970 ft). The volume content is 99,380 m3 (3,510,000 cu ft) and gross storage capacity is 337,390,000 m3 (1.1915×1010 cu ft).[2]


  • Irrigation

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