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Madikheda Dam

Madikheda Dam
View of Madikheda Dam from down stream
Location Madikheda, Shivpuri District, Madhya Pradesh
Construction began 1978
Opening date 2008
Operator(s) Water Resources Department, Madhya Pradesh
Dam and spillways
Impounds Sindh River
Height 62 m
Length 1070 m
Creates Madikheda Reservoir

Madikheda Dam is a Multi-purpose Dam situated in Shivpuri district in Madhya Pradesh, India. Its Coordinates: 25°33'20"N 77°51'10"E


  • Length of Dam - 1070 meter
  • Length of spillway - 176.50 meter
  • Full Reservoir Level - 346.25 meter
  • Maximum Water Level - 346.85 meter
  • Catchment area - 5540 km2
  • Submergence area - 5672.91 ha
  • Villages affected - 13
  • Dam height - 62 m
  • No. of gates - 10
  • Year of start - 1978
  • Project benefits
    • Culturable command area - 98.25 th.ha
    • Ultimate potential - 162.0 th. ha
    • Districts benefitted - Gwalior, Shivpuri, Datia, Bhind
  • Hydro power - 60 MW (20x3)
  • Year of completion - 2008

See also


  • Water Resources of Madhya Pradesh: Major Projects, Water Resources Department, Government of Madhya Pradesh, January 2006

External links

  • Madikheda Dam on wikimapia

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