Upper Sindh is a 127.6MW hydro power project. It is located on Sind river/basin in Jammu and Kashmir, India. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1973. Buy the profile here.


The project is developed and owned by Jammu and Kashmir State Power Development.

Upper Sindh is a run-of-river with pondage project. The project generated 453 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1973.

Contractors involved

Upper Sindh (Upper Sindh Phase I) is equipped with Bharat Heavy Electricals francis turbines. The phase consists of 2 turbines with 11.3MW nameplate capacity.

Upper Sindh (Upper Sindh Phase II) is equipped with Bharat Heavy Electricals francis turbines. The phase consists of 3 turbines with 35MW nameplate capacity.

The electric generators for the project were procured from Bharat Heavy Electricals.

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About Jammu and Kashmir State Power Development

Jammu and Kashmir State Power Development Corporation Ltd (JKSPDCL) is a power supplying corporation that generates, supplies, and transmits electric power. It operates, executes, and maintains all power stations and power projects of the state. The corporation operates gas turbines based on HSD with installed capacity of one seventy five MW at Pampore near Srinagar. It was presently has twenty hydroelectric projects with installed capacity of seven fifty eight MW located in various districts of Jammu & Kashmir including four fifty MW BHEP. JKSPDCL also constructs transmission lines and performs ancillary works for suitable and co-coordinated supply of power and electrical energy. The corporation projects are located on Jhelum river basin, Chenab basin, Ravi basin and Indus basin, among others. JKSPDCL is headquartered in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India.


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