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Bargi Dam
Bargi Dam
Bargi Dam

Bargi Dam at a glance

Bargi Dam is one of the first completed Dams in chain of 30 proposed dams to be built on Narmada River. Its reserved water is used for Hydropower generation and irrigation purpose. Construction of Bargi Dam started on 1974 and completed on year 1990. Its height is 69mtr. and length is 5.4 km.

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Attractions at Bargi Dam

Water Sports: Tourist Destination Bargi Dam is built on Narmada River. Tourists can enjoy water-sports in Bargi Dam. Considering the tourism potential of this dam, Madhya Pradesh State Tourism Development Corporation (MPSTDC) has encouraged water sports in Bargi dam. For accommodation, MP Tourism has its hotel and restaurant in Bargi Dam. Here no other restaurant or hotel for accommodation is available.

One can enjoy Cruise ride, motor boat ride, speed boat ride in reservoir water. Those who are traveling from Jabalpur to Kanha National Park or vice versa, can do en- route visit of Bargi Dam.

Resorts and Cruise: Maikal Resort is constructed by the M.P. Tourism on the far right bank of the Bargi Dam. Itís a peaceful and beautiful place to stay which has six fully air conditioned rooms along with a restaurant. The main attraction of this restaurant is the amazing view which can be seen by each of the six rooms. Furthermore, tourist can also get the view of calm water by the cruise ride, Narmada Queen is one of its most equipped cruises.

Excellent place for the bird watching and Ornithological study: Because of the calmness of water this place is also ranked in one of the favorite places of the birds. Here you can spot many different kinds of birds like Crane, Mayna, Pigeons, Parrots and local Sparrows / Black Sparrows. This place has the Ornithological importance.

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How to Reach Bargi Dam

Bargi Dam is located on the Jabalpur - Nagpur NH - 7, about 40 kms / 45 mins from Jabalpur city. There is direct bus service from Jabalpur to Bargi so reaching Bargi Dam is not an issue problem. Jabalpur city is located in the Madhya Pradesh state of India.

Published on Sunday, 15 July 2012 | by Sonil Jain

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