Ludhiana, September 9:Mr. Bikram Singh Majitiha, Science & Technology, Environment & Non Conventional Energy Resources Minister would lay the foundation stone of Five Mini Hydel Projects to be constructed on Abohar Branch Canal on September 12, 2008.
According to an official spokesman the projects would be constructed at Khanpur, Sidhar, Akhara, Gholian and Channowal with combined generation capacity of 5.3 MW power. Mr. Majithia would be laying foundation stone of these five projects at Khanpur in District Ludhiana.
The spokesman added that with the construction of these five Mini Hydel projects, total 65 MW power would be generated by Mini Hydel Projects in the State. Presently 30 MW power was being produced by Mini Hydel projects and construction of various Mini Hydel projects with total installed capacity of 35 MW was under various stages of construction. The spokesman said that these projects were being constructed by M/s Abohar Hydro Power Generation Ltd.