Mumbai, Feb 16 (ANI/Business Wire India): Hindustan Construction Company Ltd (HCC), India's leading construction and infrastructure company has been awarded the prestigious 195MW Kashang hydro-electric power project by the Himachal Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd. It is an item rated contract valued at INR 296.90 crore.
The Kashang Hydro Electric Project is located on Kashang and Kerang Streams, tributaries of river Satlaj, in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh with an installed capacity of 3x65 MW.
The project involves construction of River Diversion, Intake structures, Conveyance Channel, De-silting Basins, Power Channel, Head Race Tunnel, Underground Balancing Reservoir, Underground Power House and Tail race Tunnel. The project will be completed in 45 months.
HCC has successfully constructed over 23 per cent of India's hydel power generation capacity including several challenging hydel power projects in the Himalayan regions. In Himachal Pradesh, HCC has constructed Head Race Tunnel and Surge Shaft for India's largest commissioned Nathpa Jhakri Hydroelectric project (1500MW); Underground Powerhouse and tunnel for Chamera Hydel Power Project, Stage I and is currently executing Chamera Hydroelectric Project, Stage- III. It has also constructed Bhutan's largest hydroelectric power project at Tala. (ANI)