Pandoh Dam

Pandoh Dam

  • Mandi
  • Himachal Pradesh
  • India

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Pandoh Dam, Mandi Overview

Pandoh Dam is an embankment in Mandi. It is an earthen dam that stands on the River Beas. This dam was built in 1977 and was listed under the part of Run of The River hydro-power project. Its main purpose was to generate the hydro-power for the generation of electricity in the nearby rural areas for different purposes.

Why Is It Famous?
Pandoh Dam is built on Beas River. This embankment stands at a height of 249 feet and has a width of 837 feet. It covers a total surface area of 1 square mile and has created the lake of Pandoh. The lake of Pandoh is another major tourist site that is thronged on a huge scale. Due to the construction of this dam, the local dwellers have been relieved from the issue of the shortage of water and electricity. This hydro-power project has provided a consistent supply of water and electricity for different purposes.

The nearby area around Pandoh Dam is highly alluring and attracts the holidaymakers, as well as locals, for enjoying a day’s itinerary.

Best Time To Visit:-
Pandoh Dam is visited on a huge scale. This place never fails to catch the attention of visitors due to its beautiful surroundings. One can visit this place at any time for rejuvenating the tired senses. The best time for visiting the site is during monsoons. It is the best season to witness the roaring flow of the water spilling down from the gates of this dam.

Watch Out!
If you have visited many places and still want to spend some time outdoors, Pandoh Dam is the apt location for you. Its ambiance is perfect for reinvigorating the senses and relaxing.

Reaching There:-
Mandi can be reached via trains, state-run buses, and flights due to its connectivity to the highways, airways, and railways. Visitors can select of the above-listed means for reaching conveniently.

Nearest Railway Station:- Pathankot Railway Station
Nearest Airport:- Bhuntar Airport

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