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Arunachal Pradesh Turns Power Surplus As PM Modi Inaugurated 600 MW Kameng Hydro Power Project

Border state of Arunachal Pradesh has turned power surplus after Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated 600 MW Kameng Hydro Power Station on Saturday (19 November).

The project stretches over more than 80 kilometers in West Kameng District of Arunachal Pradesh.

NEEPCO Limited, a Mini Ratna PSU under the Ministry of Power implemented this hydro project at a cost of over Rs 8,450 crore.

The project has two dams and a powerhouse having four units of 150 MW to generate 3,353 million units of electricity.

It is a run-of-river scheme which will utilize the flows from Bichom and Tenga Rivers which are tributaries of River Kameng.

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