Bargi Dam : Jabalpur Directory

 

Major dam built on the river Narmada in Madhya Pradesh

Bargi Dam

Bargi Dam is a major dam built on the river Narmada, located on the Jabalpur - Nagpur NH - 7 highway, some 40 kms from Jabalpur city. It is one of the first completed Dam out of the chain of 30 major dams to be constructed on Narmada River in Madhya Pradesh.

The reserved water of the Bargi Dam is used to irrigates about 3000 sq. km. of land and produce hydropower to the tune of 90 MW from its two turbines. The height of the dam is 69 m and length 5.4 km. A lake of about 75 km in length and 4.5 km width is also developed on the dam.

The Bargi Dam is a major crowd puller and hence the tourism department has encouraged water sports here. One can enjoy Cruise ride, motor boat ride, speed boat ride in reservoir water. The Bargi dam is a perfect example of the man-made beauty. A visit to the place gives one a soothing and yet enjoyable experience.

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