Prime Minister Narendra Modi has dedicated the 600 MW Kameng Hydro Power Station to the nation. It is the biggest Hydro Power Project implemented by NEEPCO, a Mini Ratna Power PSU under Ministry of Power. The project stretches over more than 80 kilometers in West Kameng District of Arunachal Pradesh at a cost of approximately Rs 8200 crore.
The project stretches over more than 80 kilometers in West Kameng District of Arunachal Pradesh at a cost of approximately Rs 8200 crore. The Project has two dams and a powerhouse having 4 units of 150 MW to generate 3353 million units of electricity. Generation of 3353 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.
While most of the infrastructure projects world over got severely impacted by Covid-19 pandemic, this mega project was successfully commissioned by NEEPCO progressively during June, 2020 to February, 2021 despite all odds.