Which of the following Dam is built on the Betwa River?

By Mandeep Kumar|Updated : July 28th, 2022

1. Rihand Dam

2. Rajghat Dam

3. Lavkush Dam

4. Sharda Barrage

Betwa river is a tributary of the Yamuna. It originates from Vindhya Range (Raisen) in Madhya Pradesh. The river meets the Yamuna river in the Hamirpur district of Uttar Pradesh.

Answer: Rajghat dam is built on the Betwa River.

The other dams that are constructed on this river are Matatila Dam, Parichha Dam, Dhurwara Dam, and Halali Dam. Rajghat dam is a joint project of the governments of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. The dam is constructed on the Betwa River about 22 km from Lalitpur in Uttar Pradesh and 14 km from Chanderi in Madhya Pradesh.

More details on Betwa River

Following is the information pertaining to the Betwa river:

  • Betwa river is mentioned in the epic Mahabharata.

  • It flows in the northeast direction from Madhya Pradesh to Uttar Pradesh.

  • It flows through various cities such as Vidisha and Sanchi in Madhya Pradesh; and Orchha and Hamirpur in Uttar Pradesh.

  • Another dam project undertaken by the states of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh is the construction of the Matatila Dam.

  • INS Betwa frigate in the Indian Navy has been named in honour of this river.

Summary:

Which of the following Dam is built on the Betwa River?

Rajghat dam is constructed on the Betwa River. It is a river in northern and central India.

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