It is the first Dam and hydro -Electric power station constructed by Damodar Valley Corporation across Barakar River, in Koderma district. The dam is 1200 ft long and 99 ft high situated in an ideal surrounding with a beautiful reservoir in 36 sq km area. Built with the main object of controlling floods, the hydro -electric station produces 4MW. The beautiful natural surroundings are the attraction to tourists. The main road from Barhi on G.T.road through reservoir and the hillocks is picturesque.
How to Reach:
The nearest Domestic Airport is Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Airport, Patna, located at a distance of 165 Kms from Koderma. The second nearest Domestic Airport is Birsa Munda Airport, Ranchi, 178 Kms from Koderma
The railway station is located in Koderma and it is well connected with major cities like Patna,Ranchi, Jammu, Ahmedabad, New Delhi, Old Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Bhubaneswar etc.
Tilaiya dam is about 19 km from district head quarter on koderma hazaribagh road