Chandil Dam

Chandil is a small town in Seraikela Kharsawan district in the state of Jharkhand, India. The natural scenery in and around Chandil is distinctive and charming. It is surrounded by green mountains, hills, streams, rivers, the serenity, contentment and knowledge providing gifts of God, the Almighty on all sides.

It plays a vital role for the people of all the three blocks, including itself – Chandil, Ichagarh and Nimdih. The N.H.-33 and N.H.-32 pass through this town, leading to Ranchi, Jamshedpur and West Bengal respectively. It is around 300 km from Kolkata.

Chandil Dam, Jharkhand

Places to Visit around Chandil:

  • Chandil Dam – Standing on the Subarnarekha River is a implausible place to visit. This dam is one of the most visited places of Jharkhand. The multi-purpose chandil dam was built across the meeting place of both the rivers The River Swarnarekha flows through this region. The Karkori River originating from the Hundru falls mingles with the Swarnarekha River here at Chandil.The lake is often intercepted by a whizzing speed boat or by a lazy shikara
  • Jayda Temple – An Ancient Temple of Lord Shiva-one of the pilgrimage of Jharkhand. Situated on the way to Ranchi-Tata. A Big Fair held every year on the eve of Makar Sankranti.
  • SAI BABA Temple(HUMID) – A Beautiful Temple of Lord SAI BABA Situated in the way to Jamshedpur-Ranchi. Famous religious temples like Sai Baba Temple standing for peace, universal brotherhood, utmost devotion towards God and Unity and integrity of the nation.
  • Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary -The Dalma Mountain which appears to be the crown of Chandil Block is the safe haven for many wild animals like Elephants, Deer, Wild Pigs, Sambhar & many species of birds and snakes. Dalma Wild Life Sanctuary is famous for Elephants and Deer.

Jayda Temple


 Chandil Dam is only 40 kms from Jamshedpur and 300 kms from Kolkata. It is also easily accessible major cities like Ranchi, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, bokaro, Asansol, Durgapur and Burdwan.

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