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Upper Wardha Dam, Amravati

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The Upper Wardha Dam is an earthfill straight gravity dam across the Wardha River, a tributary of the Godavari River, near Simbhora village in Morshi taluk in Amravati district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The dam provides multipurpose benefits of irrigation, drinking water supply, flood control and hydropower generation.
The Upper Wardha Dam is also known as the Nala Damayanti Sagar, named after the famous characters Nala and Damayanti of an epic love story in Hindu mythology, Nala and Damayanti.
The multipurpose Upper Wardha Dam project is considered the lifeline for Amravati city, and Morshi and Warud Talukas. It is an integral component of the Upper Wardha Irrigation Project, which envisages providing water for irrigation, drinking water supply and for industrial use and also flood control. Hydropower generation is planned only when irrigation develops.
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  • It is named as"Nal-Damayanti Sagar after the name of Ancient King of Amravati King Nal and his wife Damayanti. It's an awesome place to visit during rains. 
    It is named as"Nal-Damayanti Sagar after the name of Ancient King of Amravati King Nal and his wife Damayanti. It's an awesome place to visit during rains.  more »
  • The dam is situated over the Wardha River close to Simhora town.The dam provides multipurpose uses such as drinking water supply, surge control and hydropower.The neighboring scene of the dam is very....  more
    The dam is situated over the Wardha River close to Simhora town.The dam provides multipurpose uses such as drinking water supply, surge control and hydropower.The neighboring scene of the dam is very....  more »

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