NATURE DISCOVERY

Pochampadu Dam

Pochampadu dam, also called as Sri Ram Sagar Project is a multipurpose dam structure across Godavari River and considered as a Lifeline for North Telangana. Sri Ram Sagar project serves for irrigational needs in districts such as Warangal, Karimnagar, Adilabad, Nalgonda, and Khammam district and has a capacity of 75 billion cubic feet with 42 floodgates. This project offers a pollution free environment to holiday makers and is considered an excellent picnic spot.

The department of tourism maintains an island near the dam, which is a retreat for migratory birds in all season. The dam also has an excellent garden nearby which also offers a boating facility in the picturesque waters of the massive reservoir. Tourists can enjoy their stay at the tourism department resort nearby at Basara, and cherish their time at the dam with friends and family. It is located in Nizamabad district, at a distance of 3 km away from NH 7.