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FM Nirmala Sitharaman performs bhumi pujan of Kopili hydel power plant in Assam

The Kopili Hydro Electric Project will provide pollution free green energy, boost the tourism potential of the region.

October 07, 2021 / 03:18 PM IST
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on October 7 performs ‘bhoomi pujan’ (ground-breaking ceremony) of 120 MW Lower Kopili Hydro Electric Project at Longku, Dima Hasao in Assam. The Union Minister was accompanied by Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and Power Minister Bimal Bora. (Image: Twitter @nsitharamanoffc)
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman performs ‘bhoomi pujan’ (ground-breaking ceremony) of 120 MW Lower Kopili Hydro Electric Project at Longku, Dima Hasao in Assam on October 7. Sitharaman is accompanied by Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and Power Minister Bimal Bora. (Image: Twitter @nsitharamanoffc)
The Kopili Hydro Electric Project will provide pollution free green energy, boost the tourism potential of the region, and will enhance direct and indirect employment opportunities for many people of downstream area. (Image: Twitter @nsitharamanoffc)
The Kopili Hydro Electric Project is expected to provide pollution-free green energy, boost the tourism potential of the region, and enhance direct and indirect employment opportunities for many people of downstream area. (Image: Twitter @nsitharamanoffc)
The project is expected to complete by June 2024. The plant will increase electricity supply from clean energy by 469 GWh by 2025 and is claimed to reduce greenhouse gas emission by 360K tons annually. (Image: Twitter @nsitharamanoffc)
The project is expected to be completed by June 2024. The plant will increase electricity supply from clean energy by 469 GWh by 2025 and is claimed to reduce greenhouse gas emission by 360K tonnes annually. (Image: Twitter @nsitharamanoffc)
The estimated cost of the project is $297 million and is funded by Asian Development Bank, Government of India and Government of Assam. (Image: Twitter @nsitharamanoffc)
The estimated cost of the project is $297 million and is funded by the Asian Development Bank, the Government of India and the Government of Assam. (Image: Twitter @nsitharamanoffc)
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