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Rajghat Dam
Official nameRAJGHAT Hydel power station
LocationAshok Nagar District, Madhya Pradesh
Coordinates24°45′46″N 78°14′02″E / 24.76278°N 78.23389°E / 24.76278; 78.23389
Purposehydel power generation
Construction began1975
Opening date2006
Owner(s)Madhya pradesh power generating company ltd
Operator(s)Madhya pradesh power generating company ltd
Dam and spillways
ImpoundsBetwa River
Height43.8 m
Length11200 m
CreatesRajghat Reservoir
Typehydro electric
Installed capacity3*15 MW

The Rajghat Dam is a large water reservoir and inter-state dam project of the governments of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh on the Betwa River located 14 km from Chanderi in Madhya Pradesh, 22 km from Lalitpur in Uttar Pradesh and 55 km from Deogarh also in Uttar Pradesh.


Catchment Area - 472 km2

Total Capacity - 96 million m3

Height - 73.3 metres

Length - 573.29 metres

Power Generation Capacity - 45 MW (3x15 MW)

Number of Spillway Gates - 18

Spillway Type - Ogee