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Khandu unveils unique hydropower project


Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Friday inaugurated the State’s first community-managed mini-hydroelectric project at Dikshi village in West Kameng district. The project is also the first independent power project of its kind in the Northeast.

Developed by a Hyderabad-based firm, the 24 kW Dikshi Hydroelectric Project on the Phudungto river is expected to produce 112.40 gigawatt hours of electricity for meeting the power needs of East and West Kameng districts besides major defence establishments.

“Arunachal Pradesh has the potential to be a major generator of hydroelectric power. Smaller, sustainable projects that address ecological concerns are the ...


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