CM inaugurates 100 MW Sainj hydel project
Kullu –Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh along with MPP and Power Minister Sujan Singh Pathania dedicated 100 MW (50X50 MW) Sainj hydroelectric project of Himachal Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (HPPCL) at Sainj today. This is the first project under HPPCL which is evacuating 400 KV power directly on the power grid network and 400 KV Gas Insulated Switchgear. The power generation will be fed into the northern region grid through ‘Loop in Loop out’ arrangement with Parbati-II and III, hydel electric power project. Apart from this, it is one of the projects registered as ‘Green Power Project’ under clean development mechanism. The project would earn revenue of Rs 80 crore to Rs.100 crore per annum. Chief Minister expressed pleasure on the steps taken for rehabilitation and relief provided to Project Affected Families (PAFs) by HPPCL. He said that the PAFs would be provided 100 units free electricity per month as per the policy.