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Commencement of work of Vertical Pressure Shaft of Pakal Dul H.E. Project (1000 MW) by Raise Boring Machine.


Sh. A.K. Choudhary, Managing Director visited CVPPPL Projects at Kishtwar from 15.07.2021 to 16.07.2021 and reviewed the progress of ongoing works of Pakal Dul HE Project (1000 MW) and Kiru HE Project (624 MW). During his visit, boring of pilot hole of 291m deep vertical Pressure Shaft of Pakal Dul H.E. Project being executed by CVPP(P) Limited (A joint venture of NHPC and JKSPDC) commenced successfully as per schedule on 16th July, 2021 using state of the art Raise Boring Machine. Pakal Dul H.E. Project envisages construction of 4 nos. 291m deep, 3.9m diameter Pressure Shafts for transmission of water from HRT to Powerhouse. Commencement of boring of vertical Pressure Shaft is an important milestone towards successful commissioning of the project as per schedule.