NHPC plans Bursar hydro electric project in Kishtwar

NHPC is planning to set up the Bursar hydro electric project in Kishtwar district of Jammu & Kashmir. The project involves setting up of Concrete Gravity Dam of 265 m height from the river bed level with one head race tunnel of 8 km. The project will be a storage dam project on Marusudar river (a tributary of Chenab river) and an underground power house (4 X 200 MW ) will be constructed in Lopara village. Land requirement for this alternative is 1665 ha out of which 1077 ha is forest land involving 500 ha inside Kishtwar High Altitude National Park (KHANP) and 577 ha outside KHANP.

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