Kinnerasani is an important tributary of Godavari flowing through the Warangal and Bhadradri districts of Telangana and Eluru district of Andhra Pradesh.[1]

Kinnersani Dam built on the river near Paloncha

In the Khammam District, a dam known as the Kinnerasani Dam is built on this river. The back waters of the dam are surrounded by verdant hills and come to be protected under the precincts of the Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary. The gross storage capacity of the dam is 237.8 million cubic meters (Mcm) or 8.4 tmc ft [2] The river drains on the right bank of Godavari in Telangana and forms common boundary between Andhra Pradesh and Telangana states before its confluence with main Godavari river.


  1. ^ "Kinnerasani Dam -- Telangana Tourism". Archived from the original on 23 October 2015. Retrieved 16 October 2015.
  2. ^ National register of large Dams, Central Water Commission, Govt of India, 2019 Ed