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Arunachal Pradesh: India approves $3.9 billion Hydropower project near China border

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Dibang Multipurpose Project in Arunachal Pradesh:India approved the world’s largest hydropower project. The Dibang Multipurpose Project (MPP) will be built in Arunachal Pradesh, close to the Chinese border. Due to the increasing demand of power, the government has decided to make this project. National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) Limited will develop this project.

The 2,880-megawatt Dibang hydropower project is being built on the Dibang River in Arunachal Pradesh’s Lower Dibang Valley District. It has been approved for a 319 billion rupee ($3.9 billion) investment and is expected to take nine years to complete.

 

The project aims to build a 278m high Concrete Gravity Dam (above the deepest foundation level), six horseshoe-shaped head race tunnels ranging in length from 300m to 600m with a 9m diameter, an underground Power House, and six horseshoe-shaped tailrace tunnels ranging in length from 320m to 470m with a 9m diameter.

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The primary goal of the project, which is based on storage, is flood control. The 278-meter-tall dam will be India’s tallest once completed.

The project is known as the Dibang Multipurpose Project (MPP), and it is located in the mountainous northeastern region bordering China.

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The project will be built by (NHPC)

The 2880 MW hydropower project is being built on the Dibang River in Arunachal Pradesh’s Lower Dibang Valley District.

In the mountainous northeastern region bordering China, India has approved its largest-ever hydropower project worth $3.9 billion. The 2,880-megawatt Dibang project in Arunachal Pradesh will be built by the state-owned NHPC, which has received government approval for pre-investment activities and various clearances. It is expected that the project will take nine years to complete.

 

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