SJVN inks MoA for 80-MW Doimukh Hydel Project in Arunachal Pradesh

 SJVN Ltd. has signed a memorandum of agreement (MoA) for the implementation of 80-MW Doimukh Hydro Electric Project in Arunachal Pradesh. The MoA was signed by R.P. Singh, CMD, SJVN Ltd. and Kaling Tayeng, Secretary (Power), Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh in Itanagar on August 12, 2014, in the presence of Phurpa Tsering, Parliamentary Secretary (Hydro) Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh.
On this occasion, R.P. Singh, CMD, told that the  80-MW  (2×40 MW) Doimukh Hydro Electric Project will be implemented at a cost of Rs. 739.58 crore as run-of-river scheme on river Pare in Arunachal Pradesh. The project will generate 291.57 MU of electricity in a 90 per cent dependable year. Thirteen percent of the electricity generated will be provided to Arunachal Pradesh free of cost and the balance sold to other beneficiaries, he added. The project is estimated to be completed in 5 and half years time, including pre-construction activities of 18 months, R.P. Singh told.
SJVN had been entrusted with the works of survey and investigation works for preparation of Pre- Feasibility Report (PFR) of this project in 2012, and the company has successfully completed the same and submitted to the Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh for technical evaluation in July 2014.

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