Pong-Dam

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A reservoir has been constructed on the river Beas in the wet land of Shivalik hills of Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh, which has been named as Maharana Pratap Sagar. It is also known as Pong reservoir or Pong Dam.This dam was built in 1975 named in honor of Maharana Pratap, this reservoir or lake is a famous wildlife sanctuary and one of the 25 international wetland sites declared by Ramsar Sammel in India.The reservoir stretches to an area of ​​24,529 hectares (60,610 acres), and part of the lakes is 15,662 hectares (38,700 acres).Pong reservoir is the most important fish reservoir in the foothills of the Himalayas in Himachal Pradesh. In this reservoir, majestic fish is found in excess

 

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  • Migratory Birds Pong Dam
  • Pong Dam
  • Bathu Ki Ladi Pong Dam

How to Reach:

By Air

Gaggal airport is the nearest airport from Pong-Dam, located at a distance of only 75.9km from Pong-Dam. This airport is connected to Delhi through frequent flights. Contact no.:01892-232374

By Train

The nearest broad gauge railway station is Pathankot Cantt.(Chakki) at a distance of 70km from Pongdam and nearest narrow gauge railway station is Nandpur Bhatauli railway Station, Baryal Himachal Railway Station. Further, you can hire a taxi, or direct buses. Station Superintendent Pathankot: 01862-22041

By Road

The Pong dam is 466km from New Delhi, 170 kilometers from Chandigarh, 110 kilometers from Amritsar, 55 kilometers from Dharamshala.You can take HRTC volvo buses from Delhi ISBT to kangra and from Kangra you can take local buses to Pong dam or you can also hire taxi from taxi stand Kangra. Bus Stand Pathankot: 01862-226966