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Kedarnath II Mini Hydro Power Project (2x100 KW) at District Rudarprayag

The Kedarnath II mini hydro power project is first of the two hydel power generation stations having the capacity of 2x100 KW placed at the Kedarnath in Rudrapryag district. The project is supposed to provide the electricity to the habitation of huses and shops in the Kedarnath shrine and surrounding areas situated in Kedarnath of Ukhimath Block. The projectis a colloborative persuasion of Uttarakhand State Council for Science & Technology (UCOST) and Uttarakhand Renewable Energy Development Authority (UREDA) will the financial support of Department if Science & Technology, New Delhi.

Project Detail

  1. Duration of the Project : 3 years
  2. Total Cost : Rs. 1,33,00,000 /-
  3. Manpower : Implementing agency is UREDA

Significance of the project

  1. The plant will work on renewable energy and thus the generation of power will be free from any pollution
  2. The project will provide power to households in the Kedarnath shrine and surrounding areas and thus contribute in the betterment of the living conditions in the hill.
  3. The project will be operated and maintained by the locals, thus setting up the precedence of decentralised model with the community participation.
  4. Availability of power shall result in the growth of economic conditions of the people living in hills.


All the matter regarding the procurements and arrangements are successfully over and with the completion of procurement of machinery and technical equipment the Construction work is under progress. The construction of the site development work is done and the left work should be completed at the scheduled time and the plant will start functioning on the pre-decided date.


The project is a perfect model to demonstrate low cost decentralised power generation technology in the snowbound areas for providing electricity to the local households, shops and the Kedarnath Shrine. The successful completion of this project will promote community participation in the government scheme in the hills, as the maintenance of the plant will be carried out by the Shri Kedarnath Mandir Samiti. The project has the reverse generating potential and the rate for the power will be same as the Uttarakhand Power Corporation Ltd. Tariff. Also, the success of this project will result in proliferation of this technology in the hills and more projects could upraise on self-sustain basis.

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