Major Cabinet Decision.

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Investment Proposal of 210 MW Luhri Stage-I Hydro Power Project: The Cabinet has approved investment of INR1810.56 crore (approximately USD 240 million) for 210 MW Luhri Stage-I Hydro Electric Project on river Satluj, Shimla &Kullu districts of Himachal Pradesh. The project will generate 758.20 million units of electricity annually. The Luhri Stage-I Hydro Electric Project shall be commissioned within a span of 62 months.  The power generated from the Project will help in providing Grid stability, improve power supply as well as reduction of 0.6 million ton of carbon dioxide from environment annually.

The project is being implemented by Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited (SJVNL) on Build-Own-Operate-Maintain (BOOM) basis with support from GoI and State Government.

The construction activities of the project will result in direct & indirect employment to around 2000 persons and will contribute to overall socio-economic development of the State.

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