43 hydro projects under construction: Govt
Thursday, April 6, 2017, 5:01 PM
Forty three hydro-electric projects, with total generating capacity of 11,928 MW, are under construction. Out of these 43 projects, 16 are stalled due to financial constraints and other reasons, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said. Total power generation capacity of the 16 projects is 5,163 MW and the anticipated completion cost of these projects would be Rs.52,306 crore while their original cost was Rs.27,027 crore.