This dam was worked over the Krishna stream at Nagarjuna Sagar which is in the middle of Nalgonda District and Guntur District. The development span of the dam was between the times of 1955 and 1967. The dam made a water repository whose gross stockpiling limit is 11.472 billion cubic meters 405.1×109 cu ft. The dam is 490 feet 150 m tall from its most profound establishment and 0.99 miles 1.6 km long with 26 conduits which are 42 feet 13 m wide and 45 feet 14 m tall.2 Nagarjuna Sagar was the soonest in the arrangement of huge framework ventures named as "present day sanctuaries" started for accomplishing the Green Revolution in India. It is additionally one of the most punctual multi-reason water system and hydro-electric tasks in India. The dam gives water system water to the Nalgonda, Suryapet, Krishna, Khammam, West Godai, Guntur and Prakasam locale alongside hydro power age. Nagarjuna Sagar dam is outlined and developed to utilize all the water appropriated in its supply of 408 TMC net stockpiling limit which is the second greatest water repository in India .