These plants, with a combined capacity of 3,400 KW, would be set up in Kutubpur, Meerut, Jhanshi and Bulandshahar districts in the next three years
Four hydropower projects with a combined capacity of 3,400 KW will be set up in Uttar Pradesh in three years.
An empowered committee headed by Infrastructure & Industrial Development Commissioner Anil K Gupta approved the successful bidders for setting up the new small hydropower projects (SHPs).
The projects will be constructed through the public-private partnership (PPP) mode,
The SHPs will be in
Kutubpur (550 KW) and Dhakauli (300 KW) in Meerut,
Betwa-1 (1800 KW) in Jhansi
Akbarpur (750 KW) in Bulandshahar.
The government is keen to augment power availability from all resources available, including hydropower.