Dudhwa dam is located in Dhamtari district of Chhattisgarh in India. Construction of the dam began in 1953 and ended in 1964. It is built across the river Mahanadi in Dudhwa village, 21 km from Sihawa and 29 km from Kanker. The dam has a height of 24.53 meters and a length of 2,906.43 meters. The reservoir has a catchment area of 625.27 km2. Mahanadi is the major river of East Central India, which flows through the states of Chhattisgarh and Odisha.