PM Dedicates 600 MW Kameng Hydro Power Project In Arunachal To Nation

The project stretches over more than 80 kilometres in the West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh at a cost of approximately Rs 8,200 crore

Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated the 600 MW Kameng hydropower station in Arunachal Pradesh to the nation on Saturday.

The project stretches over more than 80 kilometres in the West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh at a cost of approximately Rs 8,200 crore.

The project is expected to form part of the projected hydro capacity addition of 30,000 MW by 2030

The project has two dams and a powerhouse having 4 units of 150 MW to generate 3353 million units of electricity. 

Generation of 3,353 million units annually from the project will make Arunachal Pradesh a power surplus state with huge benefits to the national grid in terms of grid stability and integration and balancing of solar and wind energy sources in the grid.