The Tehri Dam is the most elevated dam in India and one of the most noteworthy on the planet. It is a multi-reason shake and earth-fill bank dam on the Bhagirathi River, Tehri in Uttarakhand, India. It is the essential dam of the THDC India Ltd. furthermore, the Tehri hydroelectric complex. Stage 1 was finished in 2006. The Tehri Dam retains a store for water system, civil water supply and the age of 1,000 megawatts 1,300,000 hp of hydroelectricity. The dam's 1,000 MW -speed siphoned capacity conspire is at present under development with expected authorizing in May 2018. The Tehri Dam and the Tehri Pumped Storage Hydroelectric Power Plant are a piece of the Tehri Hydropower Complex which likewise incorporates the 400 MW Koteshwar Dam. Power is circulated to Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Delhi, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, Chandigarh, Rajasthan and Himachal Pradesh.
The mind boggling will bear the cost of water system to a region of 270,000 hectares 670,000 sections of land, water system adjustment to a territory of 600,000 hectares 1,500,000 sections of land, and a supply of 270 million majestic gallons of drinking water every day to the industrialized territories of Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. The Tehri Dam has been the question of challenges by ecological associations and nearby individuals of the area. V.D. Saklani, legal advisor and originator of the Anti-Tehri Dam Struggle Committee, rushed to call attention to the outcomes related to the expansive venture.