|Dr. Manmohan Singh, Honble Prime Minister of India dedicates 390MW Dul Hasti Power Station to the Nation|
Dr. Manmohan Singh, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India dedicating
390 MW Dul Hasti Power Station of NHPC Limited
to the Nation in Kishtwar, Jammu & Kashmir on 26.4.2008
The Dul Hasti Hydel project involves the installation of three generation units of 130 M.W. each, in Kishtwar district. The plant will annually generate 1,928 million units of electricity, which will be sold to Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chandigarh and Uttaranchal.
The main components of the Dul Hasti power station are a 65 m high and 186 M long Concrete Gravity dam across the river Chenab, a 10.571 km. long Head Race Tunnel, a restricted orifice type, 18.25m dia and 90m high Surge Shaft, one 6.7 m dia and 311.4 m long Pressure Shaft, an underground Power House with three generating units of 130 MW each and a 7.46m dia and 307 m long Tail Race Tunnel. The annual electricity generation from the Power Station is 1907 million units in a 90% dependable year. The Power Station is providing peaking power to Northern Grid.
The Dul Hasti Power Station has been instrumental in bringing overall development of the nearby area by providing direct and indirect employment opportunities to the local population, development of roads, communication system, establishment of Nursery Schools, Kendriya Vidyalya, hospital etc. The Power Station has played a key role in getting widening of Batote-Kishtwar National Highway NH-1B( 110 kms.) and Kishtwar – Dul Road (16 Kms.) by funding the Border Roads Organization.