SUKMA DUKMA DAM
Drive 40 km from the historic town of Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh and you will be greeted by a scenic, old dam. Known as the Dhukwan Dam, or the Sukma Dukma Dam, this British-era dam is built on the Betwa River, a tributary of Yamuna.
Taking its name from the village of Dhukwan, the dam was built between 1905 and 1909, as a secondary dam to Parichha Dam, on the same river.
The Parichha and Sukma Dukma dam were the lifelines of the region and are still in use today. They supplied drinking water, water for irrigation and also for the generation of electricity. An interesting feature of the Sukma Dukma Dam is its inspection tunnel underneath. It is said that the tunnel was used in emergencies to cross the river. Visit the dam today, especially during the monsoon, and you will be spellbound by its size and the picturesque greenery that envelopes it.
Distance from Shatam Jeeva