About Project

Kwar HE Project (540 MW) is proposed on river Chenab in district Kishtwar of J&K State and is about 28 km from Kishtwar. The project envisages construction of 109 m high Dam, an underground Power House with 4 units of 135 MW each.

Project Features

Location Village Padyarna in Kishtwar District of Jammu & Kashmir
Dam 109 m High Concrete Gravity Dam.
Water conductor system Underground circular steel lined, 4 Nos., dia: 5.65 m (internal)
Power House Underground – 4 units of 135 MW each (540 MW)
Tail Race Tunnel 2 nos,  Length of TRT-1 is 2.7 km and Length of TRT-2 is 2.9 km, 9.5 m dia each
Annual Energy 1975.54 MU in 90% dependable year
Project Cost Rs. 4948.26 Crs ( July 2018 Price Level)
Completion Period 54 months
Tariff First year – Rs 6.36 per unit / Levellised Tariff – Rs 5.90 per unit