Pawna Dam was established in 1972. When Pavna Dam is planned to construct over Pawna River About 2500 acres of land was under the Irrigation Department of Maharashtra.
The farmers living there rain water was the main source for farming. This had caused several droughts in Pawnanagar Region. after detailed survey conducted in the region and Maval Tehshil identified for the construction of Dam.
Construction work of Pawana Dam Is began in 1964 also It was under stay for a year due to India-Pak war in 1965. The Dam was completed in 1972.
Pavana Dam Is Beside Pawnanagar village. about 110 km from Mumbai via kamshet and 50 km from Pune via kamshet