NHPC plans Dibang valley multipurpose project

NHPC Ltd is setting up the multipurpose hydel project in Dibang valley in Arunachal Pradesh. The estimated total cost of Project is ₹ 28080.35 crore including IDC & FC of Rs 3974.95 crore at Jun’2018 price level. In June 2019, CCEA has given approval for the project for an investment of ₹ 1600 crore.

The project involves setting up of 278m high Concrete Gravity Dam (above deepest foundation level), 6 Nos. horseshoe shaped Head Race Tunnels of length varying from 300m to 600 m with 9 m dia., an underground Power House and 6 Nos. horseshoe-shaped Tail Race Tunnels of length varying from 320m to 470 m with 9m dia.

The project shall generate 2880MW (12x240MW) power to produce 11223MU of energy in a 90% dependable year.

Project LocationDibang,Arunachal Pradesh
Project Cost (in million)₹280,800
Project Capacity2880 MW
Project StatusImplementation
Commissioning Date

Company Profile : NHPC Ltd

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