Kanher Dam

Kanher Dam

        The Kanher Dam, is an earthfill and gravity dam on Venna river near Satara district in state of Maharashtra in India. TheKanher dam is Built in 1986 on Venna river, 10.10 TMC . it is very beautiful spot to visit. The main purpose of dam is to provide hydroelectricity with some irrigation facilities in neighbouring areas.

        The Kanher valley and Kanher dam irrigates the upper parts of Satara district.  just downstream of the town of Medha. The dam is situated about 8 Kms from Satara city. 

Dam Details

Name of Dam Name of River Name of Place Main Purpose Area Height Capacity of Water Capacity of Power
Kanher Dam Venna Tah.Sarara Dist. Satara Hydroelectricity and Irrigation 204.61 Sq km. 58  meter 10.10 TMC 4 MW

How to Reach

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1. Distance from Pune to Satara 110 kms and Satara to Kanher 12 kms via Medha.   Pune