Government bailout of Hydro projects under consideration

Last Modified: Sun Dec 03 2017 07:53:17 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 40
    Hydro Electric Power projects which are currently under stress in India according to K M Singh, CMD, NHPC.
  • 11,639 MW
    generation capacity of all stranded projects combined - around 26% of current installed capacity (Hydro) of 44,594 MW
  • Rs 16,709 crore
    Assistance sought from central government to revive the stranded and/or stalled projects.
  • 30 Nov 2017
    R.K. Singh, Minister of State - Power and New & Renewable Energy - announced the policy is likely to go for cabinet approval within '10 days'.