Mulshi is the name of a major dam on the Mula river located in the Taluka Mulshi of Pune district of Maharashtra State, India. Mulshi dam has nestled among the folds of the Sahyadri range. It is to the west of Pune and close to Lonavala as well as Konkan region.
Mulshi Lake is primarily a tourist attraction near Pune. The Lake is formed in the catchment area of the Mulshi dam. The Dam is a perfect spot for picnics, with its scenic surroundings, unexploited Sahyadri hills, lush green forests & some ancient forts like Koraigadh and Dhangad in the vicinity.
Mulshi Dam Water are using for irrigation as well as for generating electricity, at the Bhira hydroelectric power plant, operated by Tata Power Company Ltd. The station operates six 25MW Pelton turbines. And it was established in 1927. It supplies power to Mumbai. It is one of the major electricity projects in Maharashtra.
Mulshi Dam Details
|Name of Dam||Name of River||Name of Place||Main Purpose||Area||Height||Capacity of Water||Capacity of Power|
|Mulshi||Mula||Tah. Mulshi, Dist. Pune||Hydroelectricity||240 sq km.||49.88 meter||19.87 TMC||315 MW|
How to Reach Mulshi Dam
|By Road||Nearest Railway Station||Nearest Airport||Google Map|
|1. 40 km from Pune to Mulshi via Pound.||Pune|