Sewa-III Hydroelectric Project

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Sewa-III Hydroelectric Project is located in the Ravi River of Kathua district in Jammu & Kashmir. The power project is commissioned in 2002 with an approved capacity of 3 MW each for three units. The type of project is small as its capacity is in between 3 and 25 Megawatt. The source of water for the generation of power in the station is Ravi River and its basin is Indus River (up to International Border). The power plant is installed in the Northern Hydroelectric region of the country.

The power plant is owned by State Government and the operating company of the plant is Jammu and Kashmir State Power Development Corporation Limited. The beneficiary state/ union territory of the plant is Jammu & Kashmir. The Name of the Powerhouse built in the dam is Sewa III Power House and the type of Power house is Surface. Here the total number of turbines installed in the power house is three and capacity of each turbine is 3 MW. The power project is completed in 2002 and soon after that, it started its operations. There are three units in operation and all units are commissioned. The unit size of the power station is 9 MW having three units of 3 MW each.

Project Details:

• Hydroelectric Project Name – Sewa-III Hydroelectric Project

• Commission Date – 2002

• Seismic Zone - Seismic Zone-IV

• Approved Capacity in MW – 9 MW

• Type of Project – Small (between 3 and 25 Megawatt)

• Status – Operational

• Water Source – Ravi River

• Basin – Indus up to International Border

• Hydroelectric Region – North HE Region

• Hydroelectric Development Type - Run of the River with Small Pondage

• Owner – State Government

• Owner Name – Jammu and Kashmir State Power Development Corporation Limited

• Address – Kathua, Jammu & Kashmir

• District – Kathua

• State – Jammu and Kashmir

• Contact Number – +91 194 2483783

• Fax – +91 194 2451665

• Email – jkspdcl@gmail.com

• Website – http://www.jkspdc.nic.in/

• Beneficiary States/ Union Territories – Jammu & Kashmir

• Type of Power House – Surface

• No. of Turbines - 3

• Capacity per Turbine - 3 MW

• Total Installed Capacity in MW – 9 MW

• No. of Penstock in Power House - 3

• Length of Penstock - 62 m

• Penstock Size - 1.9 m

• Completion of Power Project– 2002

• Unit Sizes – 3 x 3 MW (9 MW)

• Total Units – 3

• Units Commissioned – All the three units are commissioned