The Head Race Tunnel (HRT) of Kishanganga Hydro Electric Project of NHPC Ltd, located in Bandipora District of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) has been completed within 37 months from its starting date by Double Shield Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM). This milestone was achieved in adverse geological conditions passing through rock cover as high as 1400 m and is a first for such a project in Indian Himalayas.

KishanGanga3 x 110 MW Kishanganga hydel project is being built across river Kishenganga in Village Kralpore near Bandipore in Baramulla District of Jammu & Kashmir at an estimated cost of Rs 3,642 crore. The project, expected to be complete by November 2016, will generate 1350 MU electricity on completion and will enable additional energy generation of 363.57 MU from downstream power stations like Uri-I, Uri-II and Lower Jhelum.

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