Uttarakhand is renowned for its scenic beauty and rivers. India's two major rivers viz. Ganga and Yamuna start their journey from here. Besides these two rivers, Uttarakhand has a large network of rivers and canal which provides an immense scope for hydropower energy. One of the first hydro-power station in India was commissioned at Galogi in 1907. More power stations were subsequently developed over a period of time.Uttarakhand has a very high hydroelectric power potential which is yet to be developed.
12th February, 2001 - A new dawn in the Power Sector of Uttarakhand when Uttaranchal Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited came into existence, with some promises to keep with the home state, to emerge as a Power Major and to make the state, so called "Urja Pradesh".Learn More
Hydro Projects Being Developed by UJVNL