CM Dhami said – Uttarakhand will become the ideal state of the country in 2025, there is immense potential for hydro power project in the state

Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami said that Uttarakhand will become the ideal state of the country in 2025. There is immense potential for hydro power projects in the state. After raising the water level of Tehri Dam by two meters, the income of THDC has increased by 20 percent. In such a situation, if other projects are also started, then the revenue of the state will also increase.

In the program organized at Tehri Dam View Point, Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami said that Tehri Dam project with 2400 MW power generation capacity has two phases. The 1000 MW Tehri Dam Hydroelectric Project is in the first phase. Whereas in the second phase 1000 MW Tehri Pumped Storage Plant and 400 MW Koteshwar Dam hydroelectric project. Last year, the government had given permission to raise the water level of Tehri Dam lake by two meters to 830 metres. After which an additional 20 million units of electricity is being generated from Tehri Dam. After this increase, an income of Rs 770 crore is being generated annually. Now after the construction of Pancheshwar dam project of India-Nepal, the state will be able to develop further.

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