Kota Barrage is considered as an engineering marvel of the contemporary period and serves various purposes of the city. It is the main source of water for the farmers of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh. Additionally, the barrage is also renowned for its remarkable capacity to generate power. It was the fourth dam constructed under the Chambal Valley Project in 1960. With a total storage capacity of 99 mm³, this dam sprawls over a catchment area of 27,332 sq km.