CCEA approves Rs 18.10 billion investment for SJVN Limited’s Luhri project

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved an investment of Rs 18.10 billion for the 210 MW Luhri Stage-I hydro electric project located on the river Satluj in Shimla and Kullu districts of Himachal Pradesh. This project, being implemented by the Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited (SJVNL) on build-own-operate-maintain (BOOM) basis, will generate 758.20 million units of electricity annually.

The Luhri Stage-I hydro electric project will be commissioned within a span of 62 months. The power generated from the project will help in providing grid stability and will improve the power supply position.