NHPC Limited (formerly known as National Hydroelectric Power Corp.) was incorporated on 7th November 1975 as Central Govt. Enterprise for development of Hydro Power in Central Sector. Since then the Corporation has become the largest central utility for hydro power development in India The company is mandated to plan, promote and organize an integrated and efficient development of power in all aspects through Conventional and Non Conventional Sources in India and abroad. NHPC is a Schedule ‘A’ Enterprise of Govt. of India with Miniratna status since 2008. It has authorized share capital of Rs.15,000 crores. NHPC is a premier organization in country for development of hydro power.

Presently NHPC is engaged in the construction of 3 projects aggregating to a total installed capacity of 3800 MW including 1000 MW (Pakal Dul HE Project) which is being executed through JV Company. In addition, 12 Projects with aggregate capacity of 7835 MW are under clearance stage which includes 7 Schemes of NHPC’s own and 5 in JV mode. Further, 2 projects with aggregate capacity of 780 MW are in S&I stage and 3 projects aggregating to 581 MW are in Pre-S&I stage.

NHPC Power Stations in UT of J&K

Project Name State Installed Capacity(MW) Total Capacity(MW) Year Of Commission
Salal UT of Jammu & Kashmir 6 * 115 690 1987
Uri - I UT of Jammu & Kashmir 4 * 120 480 1997
Dulhasti UT of Jammu & Kashmir 3 * 130 390 2006-07
Sewa - II UT of Jammu & Kashmir 3 * 40 120 2010
Uri-II UT of Jammu & Kashmir 4 * 60 240 2014
Kishanganga UT of Jammu & Kashmir 3 * 110 330 2018

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