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Radhanagari Dam

Radhanagari Dam
Radhanagari Dam is located in Maharashtra
Radhanagari Dam
Location of Radhanagari Dam
Official name Radhanagari Dam D01033
Location Radhanagari
Opening date 1954[1]
Demolition date N/A
Owner(s) Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Gravity
Impounds Bhogawati river
Height 42.68 m (140.0 ft)
Length 1,143 m (3,750 ft)
Total capacity 220,000,000 m3 (7.8×109 cu ft)
Surface area 18,218 km2 (7,034 sq mi)

Radhanagari Dam, is a gravity dam on Bhogawati river near Radhanagari in State of Maharashtra in India. This is the first ever built dam in India .Dam construction was initiated by visionary Rajarshi Shahu on 18 February 1907.[2] Dam is being used for irrigation as well as hydro-electricity power generation. Dam is located amidst scenic surrounding in the backdrop of thick forest cover.[3]


The height of the dam above lowest foundation is 42.68 m (140.0 ft) while the length is 1,143 m (3,750 ft). The gross storage capacity is 236,810,000 m3 (8.363×109 cu ft).[4]


  • Irrigation
  • Hydroelectricity

See also


  1. ^ "Radhanagari D01033". Retrieved March 1, 2013. 
  2. ^ Vision Completes 100 years
  3. ^
  4. ^ Specifications of large dams in India
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