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J&K has hydro power potential of 16,475 MW: J-K govt

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

and Kashmir has a potential to produce 16,475 MW of hydro power as per the assessment made by (CEA), told here today.

In a written reply to the question of MLC Vikram Randhawa in the Council, Singh said out of total, 11,283 MW of hydro power can be produced on river Chenab, followed by 3,084 MW on and 1,608 MW on

A total of 3,263.46 MW has been harnessed on three western rivers from Jehlum, and Indus through state, central and public private partnership mode of execution, he said.

While four projects -- 9 MW Dah project, 9 MW Hanu project, 37.5 MW Parnai project and 48 MW Lower Kalnai project -- are under execution, Valley Power Project has been entrusted to implement three hydro power projects in Kishtwar including 1,000 MW Pakal Dul, 624 MW Kiru and 540 MW Kwar, he said.

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First Published: Wed, January 10 2018. 16:00 IST