The Tehri Dam & Hydro Electric Project had initially been accorded Investment Clearance by the Planning Commission in June, 1972 for implementation by the Government of U.P., with an installed generating capacity of 600 MW. The State Government commenced the construction of the Project in 1978. Subsequently, in 1983, the proposed Installed Capacity of the Project was increased by the State Government to 1000 MW. THDC, a Joint Venture Corporation of the Govt. of India and Govt. of U.P., was incorporated as a Limited Company under the Companies Act,1956, in July’88, to develop, operate and maintain the Tehri Hydro Power Complex and other Hydro Projects. The works were handed over to THDC in June 1989. The equity portion the Project is being shared by Govt. of India & Govt. of U.P in the ratio of 75:25. The Corporation has an authorised share capital of Rs.4000 cr. THDC has entered into an MOU with Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. (NPCIL) to synergize strengths and competencies for development of Hydro Power Projects including Pumped Storage Schemes in the country. Govt. of Maharashtra has allotted 2 PSPs namely Malshej Ghat (600 MW) & Humbarli (400MW) to the Joint Venture of THDC and NPCIL for updation of DPR and subsequent implementation subject to commercial viability. Under India-Bhutan Co-operation in hydro Sector development , MOP has allotted two Projects namely Sankosh Multi Purpose Project (4060 MW) and Bunakha HEP (180 MW) in Bhutan for updation of DPR, and subsequent implementation on Intergovernmental Authority Model / JV with Bhutanese PSUs. The work of updation of DPRs has been taken up.
THDC is also engaged in the engineering consultancy work for stabilization of Varunavat Parvat in Uttarkashi entrusted by Government of Uttarakhand. The work involves providing the complete engineering solution to the major hill stabilization problem and also supervising the execution of works at site.
Bhagirathi Bhawan Top Terrace,Bhagirathipuram
Tehri Garhwal, Uttarakhand; Postal Code: 249001
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