Damages at Dhauliganga Power Station due to flood in River Kali

| Updated on June 24, 2013

NHPC Ltd has informed BSE that due to cloud burst and unprecedented high flood in Uttarakhand, the water has entered into the Dhauliganga Power Station (280 MW) of NHPC Limited and submerged all the system on the early hours of June 17, 2013. The generation from the plant has been stopped and efforts are being made to restore the generation at the earliest. In addition to this the water has caused damage to various ancillary structures of the project like roads, residential and non-residential buildings. The communication and power supply has been fully disrupted in the power house, dam, colony and other project areas. The extent of damage is being worked out.

The project is covered under All Risk Insurance Policy. Necessary intimation has been given to Insurance Company.

Source : BSE - >www.bseindia.com

Published on June 24, 2013

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