Category: Jammu Kashmir Hydel Projects
Jammu & Kashmir Power Development Corp plans 600 MW Sawalkot Hydel power project over Chenab river in Kashmir valley. A MoU was signed with Sawalkot Consortium which comprises of SPAS of Norway, HCC of India and Ozaltin of Turkey to develop the project. However, various reasons cited but project never took off. Now a revised DPR estimates power potential at 1850 MW almost 3 times the original DPR. Now CEA has cleared the project, but it has to receive other clearances including environmental clearance.