Srisailam Dam


The largest tiger reserve in India is the Nagarjunsagar-Srisailam Tiger Reserve which has 74 tigers, located in the Nallamala forest that spreads over five undivided districts, Kurnool T, Prakasam, Guntur District of AP, Nalgonda, and Mahabub Nagar district of Telangana.

What is Srisailam Dam name?

Srisailam Dam, Officially Called The Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy Project, Is A Dam Constructed On The Krishna River. It Is Sandwiched Between Jogulamba Gadwal District, Telangana And Kurnool District, Andhra Pradesh.

Why is Srisailam famous?

The temple at Srisailam is the ancient and sacred place of South India. The presiding deity of the place is Brahmaramba Mallikarjuna Swamy in natural stone formations in the shape of Lingam and is listed as one of the twelve Jyotirlingams existing in the country.

Who made Srisailam Dam?

Srisailam Dam
Power Station
Operator(s) APGENCO(right bank) and TSGENCO(left bank)
Turbines 6 × 150 MW (200,000 hp) reversible Francis-type (left bank) 7 × 110 MW (150,000 hp) Francis type (right bank)
Installed capacity 1,670 MW (2,240,000 hp)
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How old is Srisailam Dam?

Srisailam Reservoir / Age (c. 1981)

Which is the biggest dam in India?

Tehri Dam
Large Dam
# Name State
1 Tehri Dam Uttarakhand
2 Lakhwar Dam Uttarakhand
3 Idukki (Eb)/Idukki Arch Dam Kerala
4 Bhakra Dam Himachal Pradesh
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Which is oldest dam in India?

Kallanai Dam
Kallanai Dam built across the Kaveri river of Tamil Nadu is the oldest dam (first dam) in India. It is also known as the Grand Anicut.

Can we go Srisailam in night?

If you want to plan to reach srisailam in the night better start around 4PM in Hyderabad, so that you can cross the forest checkpost in time. The other places to visit: 1.

Which month is best for Srisailam?

The best season to visit Srisailam is the winter season. The temperature remains comfortable and is apt for sightseeing. The best months to visit are November, December, January, February and March.

Can we touch Lord Shiva in Srisailam?

Srisailam Devasthanam

The Darshan which is available to those devotees who buy the tickets costing 500 INR per person is all about visiting the Mallikarjuna Swamy in his real Linga form and the devotees can be able to touch the Linga and worship in the nearest possible way.


According to Hindu Mythology, Godess Adisakthi acquired the shape of Bhramaram (bee) to kill the cruel demon Arunasura and after words settled at Srisailam as Bhramaramba Devi. It is said that here the neck portion of sathi Devi was placed during Daksha Yagna and hence this place has become as Sakthi Peetam.


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