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English Release 28-July 2014
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Ministry of Power19-March, 2013 18:01 IST
87176 Crore Funds Requirement for 10,897 MW Hydro Power capacity addition.

 

The generation target from various conventional hydro sources for the first year i.e. 2012-13 of the 12th Plan period has been fixed as 122.045 Billion Unit (BU).  Hydro generation of 104.937 BU has been achieved against the target of 114.048 BU upto February, 2013. The target for generation of power is fixed on year to year basis and not for Five Year Plan as a whole.  

 

To achieve higher hydro power generation, capacity addition target for hydro power has been fixed at 10,897 MW for the 12th Five Year Plan for which funding requirement of about Rs.87,176 crore has been estimated. 

 

            The steps initiated by the Government to achieve the hydro generation target and capacity addition target for the 12th Five Year Plan, inter alia, include :

 

(i)      Acceleration in hydro generating capacity addition during 12th Plan with a target of 10,897 MW.

(ii)     Rigorous monitoring of capacity addition of the on-going generation projects.

(iii)   Advance planning of generation capacity addition projects for 12th Plan.

(iv)    Coordinated operation and maintenance of hydro, thermal, nuclear and gas based power stations to optimally utilize the existing generation capacity.

(v)     Renovation, modernization and life extension of old and inefficient generation units.

(vi)    Strengthening of inter-state and inter-regional transmission capacity for optimum utilization of available power.

(vii)  Hydro Power Policy 2008 launched with the aim to boost hydro power development in the country.

(viii) Constitution of a Task Force on Hydro Project Development to look into all issues relating to development of hydropower including issues of rehabilitation and resettlement of project affected persons.

(ix)    Constitution of an Inter-Ministerial Group (IMG) to evolve a suitable framework to guide and accelerate the development of hydropower in the North-East.

(x)     Setting up of a Power Project Monitoring Panel by the Ministry of Power to independently follow up and monitor the progress of the hydro / thermal projects to ensure that projects are executed in time.

                            

 

STATE-WISE HYDRO GENERATION TARGET FOR THE YEAR 2012-13 AND ACHIEVEMENT (UPTO FEBRUARY, 2013)

State

 

 2012-13

2012-13 (April, 2012 to February, 2013)

Target

Target

Achievement

(MU)

(MU)

(MU)

Himachal Pradesh

29,680

28,257

28,552

Jammu & Kashmir

12,436

11,500

11,422

Punjab

4,852

4,527

4,698

Rajasthan

545

523

734

Uttar Pradesh

885

829

1,428

Uttarakhand

11,845

11,087

11,550

Chhattisgarh

250

240

278

Gujarat

3,757

3,566

4,344

Madhya Pradesh

5,773

5,334

6,659

Maharashtra

5,379

4,858

4,935

Andhra Pradesh

8,187

7,565

3,045

Karnataka

12,205

11,253

8,839

Kerala

6,909

6,212

4,216

Tamil Nadu

5,061

4,772

2,605

Jharkhand

416

406

336

Odisha

5,497

5,109

3,912

West Bengal

1,324

1,234

1,091

Sikkim

2,844

2,744

2,476

Arunachal Pradesh

1,300

1,252

1,202

Assam

1,450

1,390

1,067

Meghalaya

775

751

761

Nagaland

227

222

213

Manipur

448

417

572

Total All India

1,22,045

1,14,048

1,04,936

 

This information was given by MoS (I/C) Power Sh. Jyotiraditya M. Scindia in Rajya   Sabha today.

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 AL/BM

 


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