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National Hydro Electric Power Corporation Limited (Teesta - V HEP)

Address : Balutar, Sirwani, Near Singtam Bazar, East Sikkim.  

Name of the Project : 510 MW Teesta Stage- V Hydro Power Project.

This Project is the second Hydro Power  Project commissioned by the NHPC Limited in Sikkim. The Project has been developed by NHPC Limited on Build, Own & Operate (BOO) basis.  

The Government of Sikkim is receiving royalty @12% from the Project since its commissioning and will do so for the entire life of the Project.

Location of the Project: 

The Concrete Gravity Dam of the Project is located on river Teesta near Dikchu town in North Sikkim and the Powerhouse is located at Sirwani, Balutar, Singtam, East Sikkim.

Present Status of the Project:

The Project has been commissioned and is under operation.

Expected Commissioing Date:

The Project had achieved its commercial operation in 2008.