Which is the Highest Dam of India ?

By Mandeep Kumar|Updated : June 30th, 2022

Tehri Dam is the highest dam in India. It is located in New Tehri, Tehri Garhwal district, Uttarakhand. The construction of this dam began in 1978 and it was opened in 2006.

Answer: The highest dam of India is Tehri Dam.

It is the biggest Hydroelectric power plant in India with a planned installed capacity of 2400 MW. It is ranked number eight in the list of the tallest dam in India. The ownership of this dam is with THDC India Limited which is a subsidiary of National Thermal Power Corporation. It was founded on 12 July 1988.

Tehri Dam is located Bhagirathi River and the height of this dam is 260.5 m (855 ft).

Summary:

Which is the Highest Dam of India?

Tehri Dam is the highest or the tallest dam of India. It is second highest in Asia and eighth highest in World.

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