i.In addition to the electricity generated, the water storage capacity is also increased.
– 330 metric cusec meters of additional water can be stored.
– 6 states (Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh) will get drinking water supply and water for irrigation.
ii.Cost Sharing for the Project:
- 90% by Central Government funds
- 10% distributed among the 6 beneficiary states.
ie; Haryana – Rs. 123.29 cr, UP & Uttarakhand – Rs. 86.75 cr, Rajasthan Rs. 24.08 cr, Delhi Rs. 15.58 cr, Himachal Rs. 8.13 cr.
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