Govind Ballabh Pant Sagar Dam, Rihand Dam | Pipri Dam

Govind Ballabh Pant Sagar Dam

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Alias : Rihand Dam | Pipri Dam

Dam/Reservoir

Rihand River

Pipri, Renukoot, Sonbhadra, Uttar Pradesh, India

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Govind Ballabh Pant Sagar Dam also know as Rihand dam is located near Pipri village in Sonbhadra district of Uttar Pradesh State, India. It is the largest multipurpose project of the state of Uttar Pradesh. This is the largest manmade reservoir/lake in india and also the largest dam of India by volume. It is on the river Rihand a main tributary of Son (Tributary of Ganga river). The catchment area of Rihand dam covers over Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh and it supplies irrigation water to Bihar state located downstream of the river. Lake is named after Bharat Ratna Pandit Govind Ballabh Pant, a freedom fighter and was also one of the modern architecture.

The dam is a concrete straight gravity dam, It has hydroelectricity power station of 300 MW capacities. Many super thermal power stations are located in the catchment area of the dam. These are Singrauli, Vindyachal, Rihand, Anpara & Sasan super thermal power stations and Renukoot thermal station. The power station is managed by U.P. Hydroelectricity Corporation Ltd. The water stored in Rihand Dam is released into River Son periodically for irrigation purpose throughout the year.
Tourists will surely be mesmerized by the beauty of the terrain and vastness of the water body. It provides a great scenery, a good place to spend some quality time for nature lovers.
Located at 166km from Varanasi, 342km from Patna, 15km from Renukoot.


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