The Radhanagari Dam, located in the Kolhapur District of Maharashtra, India. and Radhanagari dam is constructed across Bhogawati River.Radhanagari Dam is a century old dam built by Shahu Maharaj.
This dam is used primarily for hydro-electricity power generation and also for irrigation purposes. The dam is 1037 m long, covering about 11,000 hectares of wooded hills that surround the Radhanagiri Dam. There is also a hydroelectric project with an installed capacity of 10 MW. This dam mainly supplies water to the kolhapur Distict.
The dam is located at a scenic spot, with a stunningly spectacular backdrop of thick forest covers. The dam site is a habitat for many birds and varied flora. Visitors flock here in large numbers each year to the see the spectacular bird species that grace the area around the Radhanagiri Dam.
|Name of Dam||Name of River||Name of Place||Main Purpose||Area||Height||Capacity of Water||Capacity of Power|
|Radhanagari Dam||Bhogawati||Tal. Radhanagari, Dist. Kolhapur||Hydroelectricity and Irrigation||110 Sq km.||42.68 meter||966 TMC||4.8 MW|
How to Reach
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|1. Distance from Pune to Kolhapur 225 kms, and Kolhapur to Radhanagari 40 kms via Rankala.|