2,880 MW Dibang Hydroelectric Project Would Come Up Near Munli Village

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for the 2,880 MW Dibang Multipurpose Hydroelectric Project of NHPC Limited in the Lower Dibang Valley district of Arunachal Pradesh. 
  • The project, which will generate over 11,000 million units of Hydropower annually, will be built at over Rs. 31,875 crores. 
  • The project will generate electricity, aid in flood moderation, and provide employment opportunities and socioeconomic development in the region. 
  • The project will be constructed with Roller Compacted Concrete (RCC) technique, the highest RCC Dam of the World. 
  • The project is expected to provide 12% free power and an additional 1% free power for the Local Area Development Fund for the development of Arunachal Pradesh. 
  • The project is designed as an energy storage project with flood moderation as a key objective.
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