Neyyar Dam

 

Overview

Neyyar dam is located at Kallikkad Panchayath of Neyyattinkara Taluk, Trivandrum district. The peak Agasthya kooodam is very close to Neyyar dam. The dam was built on the land given by an agronomist known as Karuvachiyil Krishan Panicker, Maruthummoottil family,and its other members of the family for irrigation purposes. A channel of Neyyar flows to the western districts of Tamil Nadu. The main river Neyyar flows through Kallikkadu, Ottasekharamangalam, Aryancode, Kezharoor, Perumkadavila, Marayamuttom, Neyyattinkara, Poovar and ends at the Sea of Oman. Kallikkadu panchayath has more cultural and historical heritages.
 
The Travancore king Marthanda Varma fingerprints are here; it has fight against Ettuveettil Pillais and he had had to flee his palace. He walked through the mountains of Kallikkadu as Agasthakoodam with the Aborigins, Kanikkar. They saved the king and they have been rewarded with 36,000 acres (150 km2) of land. This is what is called Kanipatt. after the democratic reign Kanis has lost ground, and it has come under the control of local terrain lords. There is a famous strike, Samaram Kanipattu headed by Karshaka Sangham. Kallikkad Gangan (Gangadharan) ,member of the Politburo , Kallikkad Ramachandran the famous writer and filmmaker, K R Ajayan the journalist and Le Nouvelliste Manu Kallikkadu, The Limca Book Record winner are the products of Kallikkad. A yoga center, Sivanantha Ashram, is in close proximity to this place, which provides classes for meditation, yoga, etc. for foreigners, as well as for the aboriginal people. Several temples are near Neyyardam, including the Veeranakavu Sreedharma Shastha temple and the Mangara Muttom Siva temple.
 
Near state : tamil nadu
Near city : Trivandrum - kerala
Near city : kaziyakkavilai - tamilnadu
 
 
Great Places irrigation

Kerala and tamilnadu. some places of tamil nadu like kanyakumari district are most useflu.

 

The Neyyar Dam is a concrete gravity

Height : 56 m (184 ft)

Length : 294 m (965 ft).

Volume : 105,000 m3 (3,708,040 cu ft).

Reservoir : 1,060,000,000 m3 (859,356 acre·ft)

active (useful) capacity :1,010,000,000 m3 (818,820 acre·ft)

Area : 91 km2 (35 sq mi)

Maximum Discharge Capacity  : 809 m3/s (28,570 cu ft/s) 

 

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India
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Kerala
City
Thiruvananthapuram
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Neyyar Dam
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Neyyattinkara (NYY)
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Trivandrum International Airport
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latitude : 8.482119560 longitude :76.920097350
Corporation : Trivandrum
GPS Code : VOTV

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