Neelum Jhelum HydroElectric Project (NJHEP)

Neelum Jhelum HydroElectric Project (NJHEP)

Location: The Project envisages the diversion of Neelum Waters through tunnels at Nauseri about 41 km upstream of Muzaffarabad and out falling in Jhelum River near Chatter Kalas in AJ&K, where the powerhouse will be located.

Salient Features

 Dam Type

Composite Dam (Gravity+Rockfill)                  

NEELUM1

Dam Height / Length

60 / 160 meters

Tunnel Length

  • Twin Tunnel, Length 19.6 km each
  • (Total 39.2 km)
  • X-section Area varies from 52m2 to 58m2
  • Single Tunnel, Length 8.94 km
  • X-section Area 104 m2
  • Tailrace Tunnel, Length 3.55 km
  • X-section Area 99 m2
  • Diversion Tunnel 0.5 km
  • Access / Misc. tunnelling 16 km

Installed Capacity

969 MW

Gross Head

420 m

Design Discharge

280 cumecs

 No. of Units

4 Turbines of 242.25 MW each

Annual Energy

5,150 GWh  (5.15 billion units annually)

Execution by

WAPDA

Consultants

M/s NJC JV, MWH USA, NORPLAN A.S, Norway, NESPAK, ACE, & NDC

Contractor

CGGC-CMEC, Consortium of China

Commencement Date

January 2008

Completion Date

13th April 2018 (1st Unit)                                        

Financial Status (Rs. Million)

Local

Foreign

Total

Approved PC-I Cost (28.02.2002)

37,834.560
46,667.700
84,502.260

2nd Revised PC-I Cost (04.07.2013)

116,515.400
158,367.180
274,882.590

3rd Revised PC-I Cost (19.12.2015)

224,978.500
179,342.600
404,321.100

4th Revised PC-I Cost (23.05.2018)

270,427.860
236,380.150
506,808.610

PSDP Allocation 2018-2019

27,516.000
5,000.000
32,516.000

 Environmental Initiatives 

  • Construction of RCC bridge class-70 costing to Rs. 510 Million on neelum river at c-01 Nauseri site completed and handed over to Highway Department AJ&K funded by WAPDA/NJHPC.
  • Metalled road (1.2 km) between RCC Bridge and suspension bridge costing to Rs. 28.638 Million has been compeleted by the Highway deparment funded by WAPDA/NJHPC.
  • Water supply scheme estimation to Rs. 1.25 Million at Chast Nagar Chatter Kalas has been completed under the Lcoal Govt Department funded by WAPDA/NJHPC.
  • Other public welfare scheme such as construction of dispensary and up gradation of water supply scheme at Nausada and Nauseri has been administratively apporved and funds transferred to AJ&K Government, whihc will be constructed by concerned department of AJ&K.
  • The rehablitation of Lohar Gali main road amounting to Rs. 20.0 Million has been transferred to AJ&K Government on 22.07.2015.
  • Approval of Ali Coh Bridge has been accorded and funds have since been transferred to AJ&K Government.
  • The balance amount of approved schemes has also been transferred to AJ&K Government.
  • Administrative approval of 06 No. schemes amounting to Rs. 735.11 Million have been accorded by BoD NJHPC in its 34th meeting held on 06.12.2010 and all funds have been transferred to concerned departments Government of AJ&K on 27.12.2016.

      NEELUM JHELUM HYDROPOWER PROJECT

Status

  • All Four Units have been synchronized as follows:-
    • Unit No. 4 synchronized on April 09, 2018
    • Unit No. 3 synchronized on April 22, 2018
    • Unit No. 2 synchronized on May 29, 2018
    • Unit No. 1 synchronized on August 13, 2018
  • Physical Progress                    99.35%

Incharge Of The Project      

Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer(NJHPC)

Neelum Jhelum Videos

Overall Generated Units upto September 2018 are 1.336 Billion Units.

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