PM Modi inaugurate two hydel power projects in J&K

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated two hydel power projects in Leh and Kargil in Jammu & Kashmir.

First he inaugurated the 45 MW Nimoo Bazgo project in Leh district and then dedicated to the nation the 44 MW Chutak hydro-electric project in Kargil district. He also laid foundation stone for the first power transmission line from Leh to Kargil and Kargil to Srinagar.

The 45 MW Nimoo-Bazgo hydel project is a run-of- the-river hydroelectricity project to tap the potential of Indus River in the state. The project is expected to produce 239 million units of energy.

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