Panchet Dam

Dhanbad, JH
Type: Landmarks
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Panchet Dam is a significant hydroelectric dam located in the district of Dhanbad in Jharkhand, India. It stands across the Damodar River, a major tributary of the Ganges River, and is part of the Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) project.

Constructed as part of the ambitious Damodar Valley Project, Panchet Dam serves multiple purposes including flood control, irrigation, and hydroelectric power generation. The dam's reservoir, formed by impounding the waters of the Damodar River, stretches across an extensive area and is surrounded by picturesque landscapes.

One of the notable features of Panchet Dam is its contribution to hydroelectric power generation. The dam has a power station with several turbines, harnessing the energy of the flowing water to produce electricity. This clean and renewable energy source plays a crucial role in meeting the power needs of the region.

Besides its functional significance, Panchet Dam also offers recreational opportunities for visitors. The reservoir formed by the dam provides a scenic backdrop for activities such as boating, fishing, and picnicking. The serene ambiance and panoramic views attract tourists and locals alike, making it a popular destination for leisure and relaxation.

Overall, Panchet Dam stands as a symbol of engineering prowess and serves as a vital infrastructure for water resource management and energy generation in the region. It also offers a tranquil retreat amidst nature's beauty, inviting visitors to unwind and appreciate the wonders of the Damodar Valley.

This is the only landmark listed in Dhanbad. There's also four attractions listed in this city in other categories. You will find the exact location of Panchet Dam on the map above.

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