Tikhali dam, Lower Indra Dam, Nuapada

The Tikhali dam has located at Karlakot and is around 56 km from the district headquarter of Nuapada. Tikhali dam is a major irrigation project of the Government of Odisha and part of the Lower Indra Irrigation Project. The dam is located on the Indra River, a tributary of the Tel river, near the village of Bargoan, in the Khariar block of Nuapada District. The areas affected are located in Balangir and Koraput districts. Construction began in 1997 and was completed in 2019. The Dam provides an irrigation facility to the nearby cultivable land throughout the year. The natural beauty of the Dam can be enjoyed in the the time of sunrise and sunset is charming and enjoyable. The place is extremely valued for its scenic beauty attracts people for a weekend picnic. Tikhali dam is one of the tourist places in Nuapada. (Source)