(Last Updated on : 28/02/2019)
Dharoi Dam is a gravity dam, which is built on the Sabarmati River
near Dharoi, Kheralu
Taluka, Mehsana district
. Constructed in 1978, the main purpose of the dam is irrigation
, power generation and flood
control. Dharoi dam is also one of the best tourist
spots in the state of Gujarat. 349.39 hectares forest land, 2,727.55 hectares wasteland, 7,489.87 hectares cultivable lands are included in the reservoir. Dharoi dam irrigated 31,393 hectares in the year 2007-2008.
Visiting Information to Dharoi Dam
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport
and Umardashi railway station
are the nearest to the dam. Dharoi Dam can also be reached from Poshina, which is located about 45 km away.
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