India Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde formally commissioned the 1,000 Tehri Dam hydroelectric project July 30 on the Bhagirathi River in Uttaranchal State.
Ascent Hydro Projects Ltd. seeks global bids for electro-mechanical equipment and domestic bids for civil works and hydro-mechanical equipment for three small projects on Sutlej River in Himachal Pradesh State.
Hydro developer Uttaranchal Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd. seeks expressions of interest by August 5 from consultants to prepare a detailed project report on establishing a hydrological information system in the hydro-rich Uttaranchal State.
India's Water and Power Consultancy Services (India) Ltd. (WAPCOS) has awarded a contract to Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BHEL) of India to supply electro-mechanical equipment for rehabilitation and completion of Afghanistan's 42-MW Salma Dam hydroelectric project.
India's National Hydroelectric Power Corp. has renewed its call for applications to pre-qualify for construction of the 330-MW Kishanganga hydropower project.