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The project involves construction of low height diversion barrage, surface de-silting basins, head race tunnel, surge shaft, pressure shaft, underground power house and tail race tunnel for the generation of power from six Pelton turbines.

Location

Nyamjang Chhu Hydroelectric Project (NJCHEP) is located in Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh on river Nyamjang Chhu between Zimithang and Lumla. The diversion site is located near Zimithang and the powerhouse is located near confluence of Nyamjang Chhu and Tawang Chhu rivers.

Location


Access To Project Site

The project area is accessible by all weather road and is about 590 km from Guwahati and 575 km from Itanagar, the capital of Arunachal Pradesh. The district headquarters of Tawang district is at Tawang and is approachable from Guwahati via National Highway NH 52 and 52 A. The barrage and powerhouse are accessible from Tawang via the State highway between Tawang-Lumla-Zimithang. The nearest broad gauge rail head is at Naugaon in Assam which is about 521 km from powerhouse. The nearest airports are at Tezpur and Guwahati.

 
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