Upper Sindh II Hydroelectric Project

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Upper Sindh II Hydroelectric Project is located in the Sindh Nallah & Wangath Nallah rivers of Jhelum in the state of Jammu & Kashmir. The power project has a total installed capacity of 105 MW, So the type of project is Major. The river, where the water is sourced for the project is Sindh Nallah & Wangath Nallah Rivers of Jhelum. Indus River is the basin of the project. The power project is erected in the North HE region of the country and the power project is completed in 2002.

The power station is owned by Jammu and Kashmir Government and the operating company is Jammu and Kashmir Power Development Corporation. The beneficiary union territory of the plant is Jammu & Kashmir. The structure type of power house is Weir and the name of the Weir is Upper Sindh - II Weir. The power house built for the purpose is Upper Sindh II Power House, which is now Operational and the type of PH is Surface. The completion of the power project is happened in 2002. The type of Turbine built in the power house is Francis. The maker of both Turbine and Generator of the power house is by the BHEL, India. There are three units in operation and all the units have a capacity of 35 MW each.

Project Details:

• Hydroelectric Project Name – Upper Sindh II Hydroelectric Project

• Commission Date – 2002

• Total Installed Capacity - 105 MW

• Type of Project – Major (Greater than 25 MW)

• Hydroelectric Project Status – Completed

• Water Source – Sindh Nallah & Wangath Nallah of Jhelum

• Basin – Indus up to International Border

• Hydroelectric Region – North HE Region

• Completion of Power Project– 2002

• Owner – Jammu and Kashmir Government

• Owner Name – Jammu and Kashmir Power Development Corporation

• Location – Jammu & Kashmir

• State – Jammu & Kashmir

• Contact Number – 194 2483783

• Fax – 194 2451665

• Email – jkspdcl@gmail.com

• Website – www.jkspdc.nic.in

• Beneficiary States/ Union Territories – Jammu & Kashmir

• Structure Type - Weir

• Name of Barrage/ Weir - Upper Sindh - II Weir

• Position of Powerhouse - Others

• Type of Power House – Surface

• Status of Powerhouse – Operational

• Completion Year - 2002

• Net Max/ Min Head – 232 m/ 216 m

• Minimum Draw Down Level – 1978 m

• Annual Design Energy - 350 MU

• Firm Power - 55 MW

• Turbine Type – Francis

• Rated Head - 224 m

• Rated Speed of Turbine - 600 rpm

• Turbine Manufacturer – BHEL, India

• Generator Manufacturer – BHEL, India

• No. of Penstock - 2

• Length of Penstock - 1000 m

• Unit Sizes – 3 x 35 MW (105 MW)

• Total Units – 3

• Units Commissioned – All the three units are commissioned