in number of large dam is also attended unfortunate dam failures. This has led to increased awareness for safety of completed dams. Realising the importance of
dam safety, the Government of Maharashtra, Water Resources Department has started Dam Inspection and Safety Services since 1980 to review the safety
aspects of dams. There are about 2132 large dams of various types and of varying storage capacities in territory of Maharashtra State Important cities and towns are situated on the downstream of some large dams.
Hence safe maintenance and operation of dams and spillway there of assumes vital importance to avoid probable danger to
life and property on the downstream. Government of Maharashtra therefore sanctioned the omega replica watches creation of "Dam inspection and safety services"
to look after the safety aspects of the large Dams in the state as per G.R. No. IPM-1078/2318 / IMG-II, dated 10/9/1980.
Later on it is named as Dam Safety organisation (DSO) vide GR No.
IPM-1085/1/85/IM(IF) date 14/03/1985.