Question raised in Lok Sabha on Status of Small Hydro Power Projects, 25/07/2019

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Status of Small Hydro Power Projects, 25/07/2019. The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy brings out Small Hydro Power Schemes from time to time to provide Central Financial Assistance to both Government and Private sector for setting up Small Hydro Power (SHP) projects. The aggregate capacity of Small Hydro Power Projects commissioned by 30th June 2019 in the country was 4604.81 MW. 116 SHP Projects aggregating to 589.99 MW are under construction. The State wise number of under construction small hydro power projects and the projects functioning in the country are given in Annexure A. Year wise, State wise funds released as Central Financial Assistance for SHP Projects set up in various States from FY 2016-17 to FY 2018-19 are given in Annexure B.