Gangrel Dam: Another name of the Gangrel Dam is Ravishankar Dam. In the Dhamtari District, this location is quite a famous spot for the visitors. The dam has been constructed along the breadth of the river named Mahanadi. The distance of the dam is 15 Kms. A Hydel power projects named the Gangrel Hydel Power Project of 10 MV capacity has been developed here. The power for the neighboring area is produced. As much as 15,000 cusec of water is
contained by the Gangrel Dam. This dam is considered to be the largest and the lengthiest dam.
It is a big waterfall located 25km from Jatmai Temple. In Gatarani Temple Navratri festival is celebrated with much enthusiasm and devotion. Here we sees a decoration especially on festive occasions like Navratri. After the monsoon it is the best time for visit. Beautiful waterfall flows near the temple, which makes this place more attractive The waterfall in full flow to make the destination as a favorite picnic spot for the whole family.Waterfall is the best place to take a dip before entering the temple. The more adventurous can take a hike in the woods. Easily vehicles are available from Raipur to Ghatarani Temple.
The sleepy town of Sirpur is known for its colourful brick temples and its serene ghats (banks) on the Mahanadi River. Its tradition is steeped in carving wood and stone intricately – this has served to bring about some brilliant architectural heritage. Sirpur is an ancient town that has been traced back to perhaps the 5th century. Tourists visit to get away from the major tourism spots and experience simple life. Facing the gorgeous Barnawapara Wildlife Sanctuary and the pristine waters of Mahanadi