About Gangrel Dam


It is a popular tourist spot of Dhamtari district about 15 km from Dhamtari and about 90 km from Raipur. Built across the Mahanadi River, the reservoir offers a lot of water sports, Virgin Islands and much more. Also known as Ravishankar Dam, during monsoons becomes a must visit place with picturesque island and enriched flora and fauna. State Tourism board has their own property for the tourists to stay.

What to See in Gangrel Dam


Gangrel Dam

Gangrel Dam, also known as Ravishankar Dam, is a popular tourist spot of Dhamtari District. Built across the Mahanadi River, it is located at a distance of 15 km. The reservoir also features a Gangrel Hydel Power Project of 10 MV capacity which generates power for nearby regions.Gangrel Dam holds 15,000 cusec water and is linked with Hirakud Dam in Orissa. It is also the biggest and the longest dam ...

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