The Kodiveri Dam is one of the largest dams of Tamil Nadu. It is located in Gopichettipalayam on the Erode district. It is built on the Bhavani River. It is situated just forty five kilometers from the Erode town that is very famous for its temples. The Maharaja of Mysore constructed the dam in the seventeenth century. Paddy and sugarcane are the two primary crops that are being produced in this particular area. The dam is considered to have a vast geographical area and has a great importance as the entire region remains fertile due to this dam. The dam plays a crucial role for irrigation in this area. Moreover, tremendous improvements are being made in the infrastructure of the dam by the dam authorities.
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Special parks for children have been made by the Government along with restrooms and other extra facilities. Measures are been taken by the Government to use this dam for the improvement of the common people.