About 18 km from Chunar, 50 km from Mirzapur, 50 km from Varanasi in Mirzapur district of U.P.,India
During rainy seasonHow to reach
By Road- Accessible 1. Via Varanasi-Jamhui-Imlia Chatti-Jirgo road 2. Via Chunar-Ahraura road up to Ikali (before Ahraura) & then to Jargo, Can be accessed by car/taxi
This reservoir/dam has been constructed on River Jargo during second five year plan (1956-59). The place is surrounded by hilly ranges and the natural panorama presents a very beautiful picturesque landscape. It is a beautiful picnic spot with bathing & fishing facilities. The lake/reservoir is spread over an area of about 20 km2. Embankments of the reservoir measure about 5 miles, 4 furlong, and 14 feet and has 12 floodgates. The maximum height of the dam is about 100 feet. This dam provides irrigation facilities to Mirzapur, Varanasi & Ghazipur districts. An inspection house of the Irrigation department is also available here.