International Journal of Advanced Multidisciplinary Research and Studies
Volume 2, Issue 4, 2022
Power and Revenue Generation: A study on hydropower project of Himachal Pradesh
Author(s): Dr. Promila Devi
The economic growth of a country may get exposed due to a number of different factors. This paper studies the trend and pattern of socio-economic development in the Himalayan state i.e., Himachal Pradesh. The present paper addresses the power and revenue generation issue of hydropower project Chamera II. The study is entirely based on secondary sources of data. I was collected from various government data providing agencies. The study reveals that there have been about 8 times increase in hydropower electricity in the Chamera hydropower project – II and there is not significant fluctuations in hydropower production between 2004-05 and 2018-19. It is a positive sign indicating the regular supply of energy to the national power grid and to the national economy as one of the most important economic impacts of the project. The total estimated revenue generated from this project is about Rs. 43715 lacs against the total estimated project cost of rupees 148200 lacs.
Keywords: Hydropower, Revenue, Electricity, Distribution
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