JURALA DAM in Jogulamba Gadwal Disrtict

 

The Jurala project is one of the famous place in Jogulamba Gadwal District  which is also known as the Priyadarshini Project is located at a distance of 10 kilometers from Kurvapur village in the Mahabubnagar district of Telangana. Laid over the Krishna River, the Reservoir is at a level of 1045 feet. This power project which has a capacity of 11.94 TMC, was inaugurated in the year 1995. At the site, the water from the Kuravpur Kshetra River joins into the waters of this project.

The place Jurala is located at a distance of about 60 kilometers away from Mahabubnagar town in between the Atmakur and Gadwal towns. You can reach the Jurala Dam by boarding a train from Jogulamba Gadwal and from there you will have to travel 20 kilometers to reach the project. The River Krishna enters Telangana through Jogulamba Gadwal district.

This is the only Hydroelectric Project in Telangana which has water throughout the year, and this reason makes the dam nationally important and tourists, especially from Karnataka and Maharashtra, visit this place.

Apart from the dam which pours out with life throughout the year, there is a Deer Park at a distance of about 1½ kilometer from the reservoir. The park has about 100 deers. Adding a hint of spirituality to the place are the Ramalayam and Parthasaradhi Temple near the Jurala Dam. The Dam has many local tourists visiting around the year.

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