Salient features of Kishau MPP (4X165MW)

Location On river Tons in Dehradun district of Uttarakhand &Sirmaur district of Himachal Pradesh
Capacity 660 MW (4x165 MW)
Beneficiary states Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Haryana, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh
Project Cost (Approx.)

Total Cost = Rs. 11500 Crores (excluding IDC,FC & escalation) as approved by CWC on11.10.2018 based on March 2018 PL

Dam type Concrete Gravity Dam, Height 236 m
Live Storage 1324 MCM
Annual energy generation (MU) 1379 MU
Benefits Irrigation Potential - 97076 hectares, Drinking/Industrial - 617 MCM (Max.)
Submergence Area 1452 ha in Uttarakhand  & 1498 ha in Himachal Pradesh
Total  2950 ha
No. of villages submerged 9 villages in Uttarakhand  & 8 villages in Himachal Pradesh
Total  17 villages
Persons to be rehabilitated     3406  in Uttarakhand   & 2092  in Himachal Pradesh
Total  5498 persons
Tariff as per DPR (PL 2010) Rs 5.94/unit
Current status A JV company of GoHP and GoU, named ‘Kishau Corporation Limited’ has been incorporated on 16.01.2017
DPR is presently under appraisal stage of CWC .
Financial status Seed money amounting to Rs. 8.10 Cr has been received from Govt. Of NCT of Delhi
Exp. duration of Project commissioning After 96 months from date of start.