2008:41 Uri Hydro-Electric Project, India: Evaluation of the Swedish Support

Mike J. McWilliams, L.V. Kumar, A.S. Wain, C. Bhat
Serier – Sida EvaluationDescription:
The objectives, targets and rationale for the Swedish support of the Uri Project have been determined from study of the pre-contract documentation, Sida's Appraisal Report (23 June 1989) and discussions with project stakeholders involved in the project at the time.The main objectives of the Uri Project were as follows:- To supply electricity to the Northern Grid of India
- To improve electricity supply in the Kashmir Region of India
- To obtain environmental benefits from displacement of alternative thermal power generation
- To assist with capacity building in the electricity sector in India
- To develop a sustainable hydroelectric resource.