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Maithon Dam | How To Reach Maithon Dam | Features of Maithon Dam


Posted Date: 04-May-2010  Last Updated:   Category: Places to see in Bihar and Jharkhand    
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This article gives you information related to Maithon Dam in Bihar. Maithon Dam is built on the river of Barakar and is a big dam in Jharkhand.



Bihar is a 9th largest state in area in India and second largest in state population in India. Bihar is the land of famous religious, like Budism. This state has made all round development in all field of Industry and as well as in Agriculture also.

There are many lakes and Dams in Bihar and now I would like to share some information about Maithon Dam in Jharkhand.

Maithon Dam is one of the most famous and magnificiemu Dam is Jharkhand and one of big Dam in India also. This Dam is spread over the area of 60 Square Kilometer. There is a lake also near this Maithon Dam and in this lake Boating and Fishing facilites are also available so you can visit this place and get more enjoy.
Maithon Dam is sitated at the distance of about 50 Km from Danbad. Maithon Dam is a unique underground dam in India, is the first kind of Dam in South East Asia.

Maithon Dam is a beautiful place, most of time visited in the season of Winter. If you want to see Maithon Dam in nice way then please visit Maithon in the month of Winter or in Rainy days when all the gates of this Dam are opened.

Maithon Dam is especially designed for floor control because in Bihar there is big problem of flood in most of time in a year, and here generated approximately 60000 K watt electricity. Maithon Dam is a underground power station.

Permission for visiting Maithon Dam


Permission is required for visiting Maithon Dam in power station of Maithon Dam.

How To Reach Maithon Dam


To Reach Maithon Dam by Air - Maithon Dam is connected by Dhandad air service with Patna (180 Km) and Ranchi (300 Km). These are the nearest airports for reach here at Maithon Dam.

To Reach Maithon Dam by Train - Good connection of roads connect Maithon Dam with City in Patna and Bihar. There are may Buses are also available for reaching here at Maithon Dam. Taxis are arranged to Patna from Maithon Dam and Ranchi by Bihar state tourism at regular intervals.

To Reach Maithon Dam by Buses - Regular bus services play to Maithon Dam from Dhanbad and Barakar.

Local Transport - Taxis are availale for local visitors.
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