Ramtek Dam

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Ramtek Dam
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Ramtek Dam is located in Maharashtra
Ramtek Dam
Location of Ramtek Dam in Maharashtra
Official nameRamtek Dam D01103
Coordinates21°22′52″N 79°22′42″E / 21.3811003°N 79.3782323°E / 21.3811003; 79.3782323Coordinates: 21°22′52″N 79°22′42″E / 21.3811003°N 79.3782323°E / 21.3811003; 79.3782323
Opening date1913[1]
Owner(s)Government of Maharashtra, India
Dam and spillways
Type of damEarthfill
ImpoundsSur River
Height22.2 m (73 ft)
Length229 m (751 ft)
Dam volume1,300 km3 (310 cu mi)
Total capacity103,000 km3 (25,000 cu mi)
Surface area21,270 km2 (8,210 sq mi)

Ramtek Dam, is an earthfill dam on Sur River near Ramtek, Nagpur district in the state of Maharashtra in India.


The height of the dam above lowest foundation is 22.2 m (73 ft) while the length is 229 m (751 ft). The volume content is 1,300 km3 (310 cu mi) and gross storage capacity is 105,130.00 km3 (25,222.03 cu mi).[2]


  • Irrigation

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Ramtek D01103". Retrieved 22 March 2013.
  2. ^ Specifications of large dams in India