Arunachal Pradesh government approves allotment of two power projects to NHPC

The Arunachal Pradesh government has approved the allotment of two power projects to NHPC Limited.

These projects are the 2,000 MW Subansiri Upper hydroelectric project (HEP) and the 1,800 MW Kamala HEP. Both these projects were earlier allotted to private developers. The Subansiri Upper project is located in the Upper Subansiri district of Arunachal Pradesh on the Subansiri river, a tributary of the river Brahmaputra, while the Kamala project to be constructed on Kamala river, a tributary of Subansiri, is located in Kamle district. Earlier, the Subansiri Upper project was allotted to KSK Energy Venture Limited, while the Kamala project was offered to Jindal Power Limited, by signing memorandum of agreements.