Nizam Sagar Dam, Andhra Pradesh - Informative & researched article on Nizam Sagar Dam, Andhra Pradesh
 Indianetzone: Largest Free Encyclopedia of India with thousand of articlesGeography of India


in  
 Art & Culture|Entertainment|Health|Reference|Sports|Society|Travel
Forum  | Free E-magazine  | RSS Feeds  
History of India|Indian Temples|Indian Museums|Indian Literature|Geography of India|Flora & Fauna|Indian Purans|Indian Philosophy|Indian Administration|Indian Languages|Education
Home > Reference > Geography of India > Resources in India > Water Resources in India > Dams in India > Dams in Andhra Pradesh > Nizam Sagar Dam
Nizam Sagar Dam, Andhra Pradesh
The Nizam Sagar Dam is located in the north-west of Hyderabad across the Manjira River.
 
 Nizam Sagar Dam, Andhra PradeshAt a distance of about 144 km northwest of Hyderabad, a reservoir known by the name of Nizamsagar was constructed across the Manjira River, a tributary of the Godavari River. The dam is constructed between Achampet and Banjapalle villages of the Nizamabad district in Andhra Pradesh, India.

The site of the Nizam Sagar Dam is noted for its superb scenic beauty. The most exceptional feature of the project is the massive masonry dam standing across the river for 3 km with a motorable road of 14ft width over it. The place Nizam Sagar Dam is considered as one of the important tourist spots with excellent boarding and lodging facilities in and around this dam. Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalay is located adjacent to the reservoir. Large volume of water from this river and the reservoir is send to the twin cities - Hyderabad and Secunderabad. Thus the district of Nizamabad is facing acute water problem.

There is a beautiful garden under Nizam Sagar Project and is adjacent to the Nizam Sagar Dam. from Hyderabad is the main highway that leads to this dam and beautiful garden. Being a tourist spot, the surroundings of the Nizam Sagar Dam are facilitated with swimming pool and guesthouses. During the monsoons many people visit from Karnataka, Maharashtra and neighboring districts like Medak, Karimnagar and Hyderabad. Boating facility has been introduced in the reservoir of the Nizam Sagar Dam.

This article is a stub. You can enrich by adding more information to it. Send your Write Up to content@indianetzone.com

(Last Updated on : 19/08/2014)
More Articles in Dams in Andhra Pradesh  (26)
Recently Updated Articles in Geography of India
Osman Sagar
Osman Sagar, in Telangana, is surrounded by beautiful gardens, scenic landscapes and an amusement park where adventurous rides can be enjoyed by the visitors.
Wilson Dam
Wilson Dam is built on the Pravara River in Maharashtra.
Pawna Dam
The Pawna Dam is built across the Pawna River and is located near Lonavala in Maharashtra.
Nandur Madhmeshwar Dam
The Nandur Madhmeshwar Dam is an ongoing project by the State Government of Maharshtra.
Girna Dam
The Girna Dam is constructed on the Girna River, flowing across the Nasik district of Maharashtra.
E-mail this Article | Post a Comment
Forum
Forum on Geography of India
Free E-magazine
Subscribe to Free E-Magazine on Reference
 
 
Nizam Sagar Dam, Andhra Pradesh - Informative & researched article on Nizam Sagar Dam, Andhra Pradesh
Sitemap
Contact Us   |   RSS Feeds
Copyright © 2008 Jupiter Infomedia Ltd. All rights reserved including the right to reproduce the contents in whole or in part in any form or medium without the express written permission of
Jupiter Infomedia Ltd.