Saichu HEP

The project is proposed to be located on right bank of Saichu nallah a tributary of river Chenab in district Chamba, Himachal Pradesh. The project envisages the construction of a Trench Weir across Saichu nallah and underground Power House shall be located on the right bank of Saichu nallah near village Saichu in district Chamba of Himachal Pradesh.

Capacity 58 MW
Design Energy (in 90% dependable year) 204.0 MU
Gross Head 360.33 m
Diversion Structure Trench Weir 35 m(L)x 2m (W)
Head Race Tunnel 5.22 km long, 2.75 m dia. D shape concrete lined
Penstock/Pressure shaft One no., underground, 479 m long, 2.25 m dia.
Power House Underground type to house two no. vertical axis Pelton Turbine with generation units of 29 MW each.
Village Saichu
District Chamba
State Himachal Pradesh
Last Updated On 16/08/2018