Question raised in Lok Sabha on Hydro Power Project, 04/08/2016

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Hydro Power Project, 04/08/2016. As per reassessment study conducted by Central Electricity Authority, India has a total hydro potential of 1,45,320 MW (above 25 MW). Projects with 38062 MW are in operation while HE Schemes with an aggregate capacity of 12357 MW are under construction. However, a total hydro potential of about 94900 MW still remains to be tapped in the country, which is about 65% of the total hydro power potential. State-wise details of the estimated hydro power potential yet to be tapped in the country is given at Annex.