Khara is a 72MW hydro power project. It is located on Ganga river/basin in Uttar Pradesh, India. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1992.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 72 72 Active Uttar Pradesh, India


The project is currently owned by Uttar Pradesh Jal Vidyut Nigam.

The net head of the project is 43m. The project generated 292.67 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $48.19m.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1992.

Contractors Involved

Bharat Heavy Electricals was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of francis turbines, each with 24MW nameplate capacity.

Bharat Heavy Electricals supplied electric generator(s) for the project. The generator capacity is 26.67 MVA.


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