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PM Modi to launch Hydro-power projects worth over 11 thousand crore rupees in Himachal Pradesh

He will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of hydropower projects worth over 11 thousand crore rupees around 12 noon

PM Modi to launch Hydro-power projects worth over 11 thousand crore rupees in Himachal Pradesh
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Mandi in Himachal Pradesh today. He will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of hydropower projects worth over 11 thousand crore rupees around 12 noon. Prior to the event, Mr. Modi will preside over the second ground breaking ceremony of Himachal Pradesh Global Investors' Meet around 11:30 AM.

Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone of Renuka Ji Dam project. Pending for about three decades, the project was made possible through the vision of cooperative federalism of the Prime Minister, when six states - Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, and Delhi were brought together by the Centre for making the project possible. The 40 MW project will be built at a cost of around 7,000 crore rupees. It will prove to be immensely beneficial for Delhi, which will be able to receive around 500 million cubic metre water supply per year.

Mr. Modi will lay the foundation stone of the Luhri Stage 1 Hydro Power Project. The 210 MW project will be built at a cost of over 1800 crore rupees. It will lead to the generation of over 750 million units of electricity per year. The modern and dependable grid support will prove beneficial to surrounding states of the region as well.

Prime Minister will also lay the foundation stone of Dhaulasidh Hydro Power Project. This will be the first hydropower project of Hamirpur district. The 66 MW project will be built at a cost of over 680 crore rupees. It will lead to generation of over 300 million units of electricity per year.

Mr. Modi will inaugurate the Sawra-Kuddu Hydro Power Project. The 111 MW Project has been built at a cost of around 2,080 crore rupees. It will lead to generation of over 380 million units of electricity per year and help the state earn revenue worth over 120 crore rupees annually.

Prime Minister will also preside over the second ground breaking ceremony of Himachal Pradesh Global Investors' Meet. The Meet is expected to give a boost to investment in the region through the start of projects worth around 28,000 crore rupees.

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