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In which of the following states is the Mettur Dam located?
1. Telangana
2. Andhra Pradesh
3. Karnataka
4. Tamil Nadu

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Correct Answer - Option 4 : Tamil Nadu

The correct answer is Tamil Nadu.

  • The Mettur Dam is one of the largest dams in India and also the largest in Tamil Nadu, located across the river Cauvery.
  • Mettur is known for its huge dam, power generation, chemical manufacturing, and aluminium production.
  • Most of the water requirements for irrigation in Tamil Nadu is provided by the Mettur Dam.
  • The Mettur Dam is also called Stanley Reservoir.
  • The dam was made in the year 1934 (after 9 years of foundation stone).
  • The maximum height and width of the dam are 214 and 171 feet respectively.

State Famous Dams
Telangana
  • Nizam Sagar Dam, Kamareddy in river Godavari.
  • Nagarjuna Sagar Dam, Nalconda in river Krishna.
Andhra Pradesh
  • Nagarjuna Sagar Dam, Vijaypuri in Krishna river.
  • Srisailam Dam, Srisailam in Krishna river.
Karnataka
  • Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam, Mysore in river Kaveri.
  • Tungabhadra Dam, Hampi in river Tungabhadra.
  • Almatti Dam, North Karnataka in river Krishna.

 

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