This article published in the South Asia Network on Dams, Rivers and People (sandrp) website tries to give a picture of the status of various hydropower projects in various sub basins in Uttarakhand, giving a break up of projects at various stages.

Excerpt from the article:
"As Uttarakhand faced unprecedented flood disaster and as the issue of contribution of hydropower projects in this disaster was debated, questions for which there have been no clear answers were, how many hydropower projects are there in various river basins of Uttarakhand? How many of them are operating hydropower projects, how many are under construction and how many more are planned? How many projects are large (over 25 MW installed capacity), small (1-25 MW) and mini-micro (less than 1 MW installed capacity) in various basins at various stages?"

To read further click on the link below:
Uttarakhand: Existing, under construction and proposed Hydropower Projects: How do they add to the state’s disaster potential?

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