Meenkara dam

 is built in the river Meenkara a tributary of Bharathapuzha river. Meenkara dam is termed under Gayathri river projects which has a group of tributaries and irrigation Dams. River Gayathri is a group of 5 tributary rivers to Bharathapuzha like Vandazhipuzha, Mangalam puzha, Meenkara Puzha, Ayalur Puzha and Chulliya.

Getting there

Nearest railway station: Palakkad Town Railway station, about 37 km
Nearest airport: Coimbatore International Airport (Tamilnadu), about 78 km

It provides water supply to near by houses & villages...great place for scenic beauty & lovely nature..fishing as the most important occupation for the men living in this area...Dam is almost full throughout the year...has beautiful paddy , groundnut, coconut fields around...Must to visit..at least for a change! 



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