|Product Name: ||Tilaiya Dam in Koderma of Jharkhand|
|Category: ||Tourist Places|
Tilaiya dam has been constructed across thew Barakar river at Tilaiya in Koderma District of the state of Jharkhand in India. Tilaiya Dam was one of the 4 multi purpose dams which were included in the damodar Valley corporation. The Dam was opened in 1953. This was the first to open, the second dam was across the Konar river, the third agaain across the Barakar and the last one the fourth was across the damodar.
Location of the Tilaiya dam
Tilaiya Dam is located in the upper reaches of the Barakar river and the river passes through a narrow gorge with its banks steeply rising on either side. The main road from Patna to Ranchi passes through the hills overlooking the reservoir which is very picturesque and beautiful. The beautiful surroundings are an attraction to the tourists and locales as a beautiful picnic spot.
In and around the Tilaiya Dam, Koderma, Jharkhand
The Tilaiya dam is 1200 feet long and 99 feet high situated in an ideal surrounding with a beautiful reservoir in 36 square kilometer area. This Dam was built with the main objective of controlling the floods and the hydroelectric power station produces about 4 Mega Watts of Power.
The places to visit for sight seeing in the area are Hydro-Electric Power House,
Terrace Gardens on the hillock Deer Park and a Picnic Island with swimming facilities, approachable only by motor boats which are available on hire near the Dam.
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How to reach Tilaiya Dam
Tilaiya dam is easily reachable as the Grand Trunk Road passes through the reservoir . Koderma is the railway station on the eastern Railway and the distance from the Koderma Railway station to Tilaiya Dam is 19 kilometers. The dam is about 17 kilometers from Barhi on the Patna - Ranchi road and Patna is 194 kilometers away
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