May 13 2013
Parambikulam Dam is an embankment made on the parambikulam River, originated in Kerala. This dam lies on the Pollachi to Udumalaipettai road. The storage capacity is considered be the largest in Asia. The capacity of the dam is for 17,000 MCFT. This dam is connected with other 10 dams by cannels and tunnels. Aliyar, Nirar, Parambikulam, Sholayar, Thekkadi, Thunakadavu and Palar are the water source for the dam. Parambikulam Aliyar project is one of the important project in India which is used for power generation in addition to agriculture. This is manned by Tamilnadu government.