There are 10 dams in telangana state - nizam sagar, nagarjuna sagar, singur dam, sriram sagar, rajolibanda dam, sri komaram bheem, jurala dam, srisilam dam, kaddam, upper manair dam and lastly the lower manair dam.
this dam is constructed across the krshna river. it is constructed in the border of mahboob nagar district and kurnool district. it is the 3rd largest capacity hydroelectric project in the country. this project began in 1960 intially as a power project. the dam was finally completed after 20 years in the year 1980.
this dam is a major reservoir across river kadem. kadem is a tributary river of godavari. it has two major canals for water distribution.