Gandhi sagar Dam

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Gandhisagar Dam is situated at a distance of 168 Km. from the District headquarter. The Dam is constructed on the Chambal River. Foundation stone for the construction of Gandhi Sagar Dam / Power Station in the District was laid by the Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on the 7th March, 1954. The work was started in 1957 in the power station, while power generation and its distribution commenced in November, 1960. The total expenditure on the construction of Gandhi Sagar Dam and Power Station was about Rs. 18 Crores 40 Lakhs. The expenditure on construction of Power Station was Rs. 4 Crores 80 Lakhs.

Gandhi Sagar Power Station is 65 meter long and 56 feet wide.The Power Station has five turbines of 23 M.W. capacity, thus having a total installed capacity of 115 M.W.

The Gandhi Sagar Power Station now supplies electricity throughout the District. Besides meeting the power requirements in the District, electricity from this power house is supplied to such far off places in the Madhya Pradesh and in Rajasthan state.


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How to Reach:

By Air

Nearest Airport :udaypur Distance :150 K.M :Indore Distance:230 k.M

By Train

Nearest Railway Station : Shamgargh Distance 80 K.M

By Road

Buses easy available or Tourist vechical from District head quarter for Ghandhi sagar Dam,