New Hydro-Power Projects in Ladakh

New Delhi : The Government has cleared eight hydro-electric projects in Indus basin, out of which seven projects are in UT of Ladakh and one in UT of J&K as detailed below

 

S No Name Location Capacity (MW) Estimated Cost

( Rs, Crore)

Estimated Time of Completion (Months)
DurbakShyok Ladakh 19.00 272.03 30
Sankoo Ladakh 18.50 260.41 30
Nimmu Chilling Ladakh 24.00 522.53 54
Rongdo Ladakh 12.00 123.70 48
MangdumSangra Ladakh 19.00 254.16 30
KargilHunderman Ladakh 25.00 489.30 36
Tamasha Ladakh 12.00 147.89 48
Ratan Nag J&K 10.50 315.73 48

 

The aforesaid seven projects in Ladakh (Sl No 1 – 7) are hydroelectric projects with no irrigation benefits. Ratan Nag project (Sl No 8) has provision of irrigation to benefit areas in Kishtwar District of UT of J&K.

The Central Electricity Authority has informed that there are thirty-seven major hydroelectric projects under construction in the entire country, as per the list enclosed.

This Information was given by the Minister of State for Jal Shakti, ShriBishweswarTuduin a written  reply in RajyaSabha today.

 

State-wise List of Hydro Electric Projects (above 25 MW) under construction

 

Sl. No. Name of Scheme State Capacity

 

(WM)

1 Polavaram Andhra Pradesh 960.00
2 Subansiri Lower Arunachal Pradesh 2000.00
3 Lower Kopli Assam 120.00
4 Parbati St. II Himachal Pradesh 800.00
5 Luhri-I Himachal Pradesh 210.00
6 Dhaulasidh Himachal Pradesh 66.00
7 Uhl-III Himachal Pradesh 100.00
8 ShongtongKarcham Himachal Pradesh 450.00
9 BajoliHoli Himachal Pradesh 180.00
10 Sorang Himachal Pradesh 100.00
11 Tidong-I Himachal Pradesh 100.00
12 Kutehr Himachal Pradesh 240.00
13 TangnuRomai Himachal Pradesh 44.00
14 PakalDul J&K 1000.00
15 Parnai J&K 37.50
16 Kiru J&K 624.00
17 Lower Kalnai J&K 48.00
18 Ratle J&K 850.00
19 Pallivasal Kerala 60.00
20 Thottiyar Kerala 40.00
21 Maheshwar Madhya Pradesh 400.00
22 Koyna Left Bank Maharashtra 80.00
23 Shahpurkandi Punjab 206.00
24 Teesta -VI Sikkim 500.00
25 Rangit-IV Sikkim 120.00
26 Bhasmey Sikkim 51.00
27 Rangit-II Sikkim 66.00
28 Panan Sikkim 300.00
29 Kundah Pumped Storage Tamil Nadu 500.00
30 VishnugadPipalkoti Uttarakhand 444.00
31 Naitwar Mori Uttarakhand 60.00
32 TapovanVishnugad Uttarakhand 520.00
33 Vyasi Uttarakhand 120.00
34 Tehri PSS Uttarakhand 1000.00
35 LataTapovan Uttarakhand 171.00
36 PhataByung Uttarakhand 76.00
37 Rammam-III West Bengal 120.00
  Total:   12763.50