Uttarakhand Infrastructure Projects Co. (UIPC) again extended a deadline in one of two solicitations for a total of 14 small hydroelectric projects in India’s Uttarakhand State totaling 93.45 MW. Bids now are due September 23 and September 30.
Six Nayar, Bijapur projects
Most recently, UIPC, a joint venture of Uttarakhand State and Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services, extended to September 23 from September 5 the deadline for bids to develop six small projects totaling 24.45 MW.
Four of the projects are to be developed under Nayar Valley Hydel Power Co. Private Ltd.: 17-MW Nayar, 2.25-MW Biyaligaon, 2-MW Santoodhar 1, and 2-MW Santoodhar 2. Two others are to be developed under Bijapur Power Co. Private Ltd.: 1-MW Purkul and 200-kW Bijapur. UIPC said detailed project reports are available for those projects, which also have obtained major administrative approvals.
Bid documents originally could be obtained until August 31 from the address below for the Nayar Valley projects for 25,000 rupees (US$582) plus 12.5 percent tax, and for the Bijapur Power projects for 10,000 rupees (US$233) plus tax. Payment was by demand draft to Uttarakhand Infrastructure Projects Co. Pvt. Ltd. at Dehradun.
Eight Ramganga, Sarju, Kosi projects
Four of the projects are to be developed under Eastern Ramganga Valley Hydel Projects Co. Private Ltd.: 18-MW Balgad, 5-MW Burthing, 4-MW Phulibagar, and 1-MW Birthi Fall. Three others are to be developed under Sarju Valley Hydel Projects Co. Private Ltd.: 15-MW Khutani, 8-MW Sheraghat, and 5.5-MW Balighat. The eighth project, 12.5-MW Bawas, is to be developed under Kosi Valley Hydel Power Co. Private Ltd.
UIPC said pre-feasibility reports and detailed survey investigations have been completed for all eight projects, whose major administrative approvals are also in place. It said land lease agreements and detailed project reports are expected in mid-September.
For information, contact Ram Kumar, Chief Project Officer, Uttarakhand Infrastructure Projects Co., A-24, Roy’s Villa, Chandralok Colony, 101 Rajpur Road, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India; Tel./Fax: (91) 135-2742276; E-mail: email@example.com; Internet: www.uipcinfra.com, www.iidcindia.co.in.