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This photograph was taken at Maithon Dam.
Maithan Dam, It is 52 km from Dhanbad. Maithon can also be translated as "Mother's Abode". Maithon has the biggest reservoir in the Damodar valley Corporation. This dam, designed for flood control, has been built on the Barakar river. It has a unique underground power station which is first of its kind in S.E. Asia. Just a little away from the dam lies an ancient temple at Kalyaneshwari.
The lake at Maithon is spread over an area of 65 sq.kms. On an island in the lake is a rest house which offers accommodation. Boating and fishing facilities are available. Close by, a deer park and a bird sanctuary have been established.
Maithan Dam, It is 52 km from Dhanbad. Maithon can also be translated as "Mother's Abode". Maithon has the biggest reservoir in the Damodar valley Corporation. This dam, designed for flood control, has been built on the Barakar river. It has a unique underground power station which is first of its kind in S.E. Asia. Just a little away from the dam lies an ancient temple at Kalyaneshwari.
The lake at Maithon is spread over an area of 65 sq.kms. On an island in the lake is a rest house which offers accommodation. Boating and fishing facilities are available. Close by, a deer park and a bird sanctuary have been established.

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