- Rs. 20,469 cr Estimated project cost, up from initial Rs 6,900 crore
- 7421.59 milion units Estimated annual power generation
Annual power allocation
- 274 MW Arunachal Pradesh
- 533 MW Assam
- 193 MW Other NE states
- 5500 MW Rest of India
Around October this year, mammoth machines lying idle for eight years whirred to life and workers with hand-held industrial tools resumed work. The stalled and long-delayed Lower Subansiri Hydro Electric Power Project at Gerukamukh, situated along the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border, was back on track; it’s a project the government says will partly solve India’s electricity requirements. But for several organisations, the 2000-MW project in one the most seismologically active areas in the world is a disaster waiting to erupt. Independent experts have...