About Project

Kwar HE Project (540 MW) is proposed on river Chenab in district Kishtwar of J&K Union Territory 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


Village Padyarna in District Kishtwar Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir 


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. 4526.12 Cr ( September 2020 Price Level). 

Completion Period 

54 months.


First year – Rs. 4.07 per unit / Levellised Tariff – Rs. 4.44 per unit.