Construction of Radhanagari Dam
Radhanagari Dam was constructed in 1907 across the Bhogawati River by the decree of Shahu Maharaj the ruler of Kolhapur State. The Radhanagari Dam is 1037 m long, covering an expanse of around 11000 hectares of wooded hills around it. There is a hydroelectric project installed at Radhanagari Dam with a capacity of 10 MW.
Function of Radhanagari Dam
The Radhanagari Dam mainly supplies water to the Kolhapur district. Besides being used for irrigation and harnessing hydro-power, the water from the dam is used in several adjoining villages.
Visiting Information of Radhanagari Dam
The nearest airport of Radhanagari Dam is Belgaum and Kolhapur is the nearest railway station from where one can hire taxi or private cars to reach the Radhanagari Dam.
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