The Project components are located in the Kullu district of the state of Himachal Pradesh with Dam & Power House near the Malana Village. The project utilizes the fall of head in the River course, of about 600 meters between the Dam & Power House.


The main components of the project

  • 158 M long & 53 m high Concrete Gravity Dam with two spillways located about 3 Km upstream of the Malana Village.
  • 4.9 Km long Head Race Tunnel of 2.95 M finished diameter (D- shape) with design discharge of 20 cumecs passing through left bank of Malana nalah.
  • 87 M high Surge Shaft of 6 M diameter located after Head Race Tunnel.
  • 1 Nos. about 824 M long Pressure Shafts of 2.5 M diameter of which 564 m Vertical and 260 m Horizontal.
  • Underground Power House of 67.5 M x 21 M x 31 M for housing 2 units of 50 MW each vertical axis Pelton turbines.
  • 415 M long D-shaped Tail Race/Cable Tunnel of 6.5 M x 6.0 M size.
  • 18 Km long 132 kV Double Circuit line from project to step up substation at Chhaur.
  • 132 / 220 kV step up substation located at Chhaur village for LILO of 220 kV ADHPL – Nalagarh line.

Prject Layout