Maithon Dam

Maithon Dam is also known as Maithon Lake. Maithon Dam is located at Maithon and it is 48 Kms far from Dhanbad in the state of Jharkhand. Maithon Dam is specially designed for controlling flood and It is produces 60,000 Kw of electric power. Maithon Dam is constructed on the Barakar River. Maithan Dam is spread over 65 square Kms. Maithon Dam was situated by Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru ( India’s First Prime Minister ). Maithon Dam was built by the King of Barakar in 16th Century. Maithon Dam is situated at the border of Jharkhad and West Bangal. In 65 Square Kms of Maithon Dam, provides boating facilities and the view of sunset is wonderful.
How to reach:-
The nearest railway station is Kumardubi Railway Station. Private/State buses, taxis are available to reach Maithon Dam. Maithon Dam is 5 Kms far from Kumardubi Railway Station.

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