Second Biggest and Largest Dam in India
Bhakra Nangal Dam - Himachal Pradesh
Bhakra Nangal Dam is a gravity dam across the Sutlej river Himachal Pradesh.Bhakra Nangal is the largest dam in India, with a height of 225 meters and second largest Dam in Asia.
Its reservoir, known as the “Gobind Sagar Lake” it is the second largest reservoir in India, the first being Indira Sagar dam.
Height: 226 meters
Length: 520 meters
Type: Concrete gravity
Reservoir Capacity: 7,501,775 acre·ft
River: Sutlej River
Location: Punjab and Himachal Pradesh
Installed capacity: 1325 MW
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