Patel Engineering, a civil construction company, on Tuesday, said it bagged an order to build Rs 1,564.42 crore Subansiri Lower Hydroelectric Project in Arunachal Pradesh.

Subansiri Lower Hydroelectric Project has an installed capacity of 2000 MW.

The hydropower project is owned by central PSU, NHPC Ltd.

Patel Engineering has been able to get this project and even to mobilize the same during the Covid19 pandemic.

The project is located at Kolaptukar village in Kamle (formerly Lower Subansiri) district of Arunachal Pradesh.

The project comprises balance civil works of Power House Complex including HRT Intake Structures and Tail Race Channel with main components including construction of eight HRT intake structures.

The main components of the project include construction of 8 numbers of HRT intake structures; construction of 8 numbers of 9.5 m diameter horseshoe shaped Head race tunnels with length varying from 610 m to 1170 m.

Construction of 8 numbers of 8m diameter circular steel lined pressure shafts;

Construction of Surface powerhouse (285 m X 61 m X 64 m) including control block and transformer hall-cum-GIS; construction of tailrace channel of width 206 m and length 35 m joining to the river are other components of the project.

The company stated that the project components also include construction of adits associated with underground structures, construction of 8 inclined surge tunnels of dia. 9.5m of length varying from 475m to 390m, 8 vertical surge shafts of 9.5m circular in shape height varying from 10.5m to 12.5m.

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