Which was the First Hydel Power Project in India?

  1. Sivasamudram in Karnataka
  2. Paikaran in Tamil Nadu
  3. Nizamnagar in Andhra Pradesh
  4. Pallivasal in Kerala
Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 9th August 2015 in General Knowledge.
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    Answer: (1) Sivasamudram in Karnataka

    The first small hydro power plant, (130 Kilowatt) plant started functioning in 1897 at Darjeeling. The 4.5-megawatt hydroelectric power station near Sivasamundram fall of the Cauvery in Karnataka. India was the 6th largest producer of hydroelectric power in 2008 after Norway. The potential for hydroelectric power in India.  In India present time, the leading hydropower plant is located of river Naptha Jhakri hydro project of 1500 MW in Himachal Pradesh.

    Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 11th August 2015.
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