dam is built in 53 monoliths of which six end monoliths
are constructed in masonry and the rest in rubble concrete.
The spillway is centrally located and extends from monolith
number 18 to 24 over a length of 88.70 m. Six radial
gates of size 41 ft X 25 ft are installed in the spillway
(manufacturers M/s Conrad Czoke). In year 2003, these
gates are fixed with 5 ft high flaps which are independently
operated hydraulically. The height of gates can thus
now be considered as 30 ft. Catchment area of the Dam
is 891.78 SqKm and submerged area is 115.35 SqKm. 98
villages were affected by the submergence and 9069 families
were displaced. These families are Rehabilitated in
6 districts viz Satara, Sangali, Sholapur, Kolhapur,
Raigad and Ratnagiri.