Lakhwar Multi Purpose Project Uttarakhand
Lakhwar Project (a project of Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd) is a power peaking project which is functioning in Dehradun District of Uttarakhand. Basically Lakhwar Project is a multipurpose scheme. It is functioning on Yamuna river (only that part which is flowing in Dehradun region).
Goal of Lakhwar project in Uttarakhand
As said above that Lakhwar project is a power peaking project by UJVNL and is started to construct about 204 metre high concrete dam on Yamuna river near Lohari village situated in capital of Uttarakhand i.e. Dehradun. There is also one other goal of Lakhwar Project that under this project construction of Vyasi HEP a 2x60 MW power project also known as Hathiari power station downstream of Lakhwar HEP will also take place. Also under the same project construction of a barrier at Katapathar place which is situated about 3 Km from Hathiari power station (Vyasi HEP) on Yamuna will also construct. This barrier will help to control the water level which will released from Lakhwar and Vyasi reservoir. This water will then used in many purposes basically for irrigation purposes. So Lakhwara Project in Uttarakhand is basically a multi purpose scheme by Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd (UJVNL) in Uttarakhand. This project will produce 300 MW of energy which will also reduce some pressure from natural resources in Uttarakhand.
Some miscellaneous facts about Lakhwara Project Uttarakhand
Location of Lakhwara Project- Lakhwara Project is functioning in Dehradun District of Uttarakhand.
Base of Lakhwara Project– Yamuna river.
Capacity of Lakhwara Project- Lakhwara project will produce about 300 MW of energy.
Height of Lakhwara Project Uttarakhand- Lakhwara Project is about 204.0 m in height.
Pressure shaft of Lakhwara Project- Lakhwara Project have four pressure shafts of about 4.3 m, 186.5 m, 211 m, 235 m. Out of these four, three shafts are circular shafts.
Generator used in Lakhwara Project- 3 units of Generator each of about 100 MW is used in Lakhwara Project.
Turbines used in Lakhwara Project- there are about 3 turbines used in Lakhwara Project.
Area specification of Lakhwara Project- Lakhwara project is spread across an area of about 1217.18 Hectares.
Annual power generation by Lakhwara Project- Lakhwara Project annual power generation is about 612.93 MU.
Lakhwara Project Cost- Lakhwara project cost is about 4620.48 crore. Lakhwara Power Project is assumed to complete in year 2016.