Dantiwada dam

The Dantiwada Dam is a mud and masonry dam on the West Banas River near Dantiwada, Banaskantha district of northern Gujarat in India. The dam was constructed in 1965 mainly for irrigation and flood control. 111 total villages are under command of the Dantiwada Dam, of which 12 villages are partially submerged. Total land submerged under the reservoir include 1,215 hectares (3,000 acres; 4.69 sq mi) forest land, 810 hectares (2,000 acres; 3.1 sq mi) wasteland, 2,025 hectares (5,000 acres; 7.82 sq mi) cultivable land.

How to get there

By Road: Ambaji is in Danta Taluka of Banaskantha district, near the Gujarat-Rajasthan border. The walk from the bus station to the temple is less than one kilometer, under a roofed walkway. Direct buses are available from many places, including Mount Abu, 45 km away, Palanpur, 65 km away, Ahmedabad, and Idar.

By Rail: The nearest Railway Station is Palanpur – 75 km.

By Air: The nearest airport is Ahmedabad (213 km).

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