Dams

Mulshi Dam

Mulshi Dam

        Mulshi is the name of a major dam on the Mula river located in the Taluka Mulshi of Pune district of Maharashtra State, India. Mulshi is nestled among the folds of the Sahyadri range. Mulshi is to the west of Pune and close to Lonavala as well as Konkan region. Mulshi Lake is primarily a tourist attraction near Pune. The Lake is formed in the catchment area of Mulshi dam. The Dam is a perfect spot for picnics, with its scenic surroundings, unexploited Sahyadri hills, lush green forests & some ancient forts like Koraigadh and Dhangad in the vicinity.

        Mulshi Dam Water is used for irrigation as well as for generating electricity, at the Bhira hydroelectric power plant, operated by Tata Power Company Ltd. The station operates six 25MW Pelton turbines and was established in 1927. It supplies power to Mumbai. It is one of the major electricity project in Maharashtra.

Dam Details

Name of Dam Name of River Name of Place Main Purpose Area Height Capacity of Water Capacity of Power
Mulshi Mula Tah. Mulshi, Dist. Pune Hydroelectricity 240 Sq km. 49.88 meter 19.87 TMC 315 MW

How to Reach

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1. 40 kms from Pune to Mulshi via Poud.   Pune Map