Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved Rs. 2,614.51 crore investment on Sunni dam hydroelectric project in Shimla and Mandi districts of Himachal Pradesh. This project will have a generation capacity of 382 MW and will be developed by Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN).
This hydel project will be a run-of-river type of hydro project and will comprise a concrete gravity dam which will be 71 metres in height. The project’s surface powerhouse will have 6 power-generating units.