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Kiru Hydro-Electric Power Project

The Central Bureau of Investigation recently searched 12 locations in Delhi and Rajasthan in connection with a case alleging....

The Central Bureau of Investigation recently searched 12 locations in Delhi and Rajasthan in connection with a case alleging corruption in the award of ₹2,200 crore civil works related to the Kiru hydro-electric power project.

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About Kiru Hydro-Electric Power Project:

The Kiru hydroelectric project will include the construction of a concrete gravity dam on the Chenab River. The dam will be 135m-tall from the deepest foundation level and 123m from the river bed level. It will have a storage capacity of 41.5 million m³ of water.

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location

The Kiru hydroelectric power project is being built near the villages of Patharnakki and Kiru in Kishtwar, J&K.

The project site lies approximately 1.5km downstream and 0.5km upstream at the convergence point of the Chenab River with the Singad and Bela streams.

The project will be constructed between the Kirthai II (upstream) and Kwar (downstream) hydroelectric plants.

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Contractors involved

RS Envirolink Technologies prepared the environmental impact assessment (EIA) and environmental management plan (EMP) reports of the project in 2016.


The initial baseline data for the preliminary EIA and EMP reports was prepared by the University of Jammu.

In October 2018, the contract to construct a temporary field hostel of 20 rooms and site offices for management was awarded to MGI Infra.

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