Jalaput Dam, Koraput

The Jalaput Dam is located at Jalaput Village near the Odisha- Andhra Border and is about 77 km from Koraput town. Jalaput Reservoir is a tributary of the Godavari River, which is built on the Makkunda River and is a hydroelectric dam. The Jalaput Dam is a Hydroelectric dam constructed on the Machkund River. This reservoir will serve as an upper pond and the existing Balimela Dam as a tail pond for installing Pumped-storage hydroelectricity units. The Dam and the MHES are the joint projects of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha states. Many tourists come here to visit and enjoy the Dams view in the winter. It is a tourist place and picnic spot in Koraput Dist.