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Thenmala dam

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The Thenmala dam is the second biggest watering system venture in Kerala, India. It seizes the longest supply in the state and water from the store is likewise utilized for force era.

The dam was begun in 1961 under the Kallada Irrigation and Tree Crop improvement venture with a unique expense of Rs. 13.28 crores. The reconsidered evaluation of Rs. 728 crores at the 1999 calendar of rates made the cost heightening to be accounted for at 5,356 for each penny. The acute focused on was 61630 hectares and 92800 hectares. Despite the fact that the undertaking was focused for fulfilment, and need in assignment was given amid Ninth Plan, it couldn’t be finished and authorised completely.

It is presently a focal point of fascination at Thenmala and an ecotourism destination, with drifting accessible on the store, which is verged on both sides by the Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary

Credits: wikipedia

Nearest railway station: Kollam, about 75 km away
Nearest airport: Trivandrum International Airport, about 72 km from Kollam town