IDENTIFICATION OF POTENTIAL SITES FOR INSTALLATION OF
MICROHYDEL POWER PLANTS IN TRIBALLY DOMINATED HILLY AREAS
of Science and Technology, Government of India has
sanctioned approval for the project entitled
"Identification of Potential Sites for Installation of
Microhydel Power Plants in Tribally Dominated Hilly areas
of Karnataka" during July 2012.
the potential sites for installation of micro-hydel power
plants in tribal dominated remote hilly areas for
supplying electrical power to the households.
the Techno-Economic Feasibility report of the sites.
To prepare a
Detailed Project Report (DPR) for short listed sites.
team at KSCST has identified about 25 potential sites in
Uttara Kannada, Dakshin Kannada, Udupi, Kodagu,
Chickmagalur and Shimoga districts.
also identified experts for technical support and advice.
The Group of
Experts have visited these sites and shortlisted 10 sites
in Chickmagalur(4), Kodagu(3), Dakshina Kannada (1)Uttara
Kannada (1) and Udupi (1) District.
report have been prepared for eight sites
the progress of the project before the Core Group on State
S&T Oriented Demonstration Projects, DST, GOI held at
Bangalore on 21st November 2013.
Committee has expressed satisfaction on the progress of
the project and recommended to consider the sites having
potential of 10 kW and above capacity for preparation of
the recommendation of the Core Group Committee, Experts
have narrowed down to three sites for preparation of
Detailed Project Report (DPR)
the venders for preparation of DPR and the work is under