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

Sida Evaluation
Mike J. McWilliams , L.V. Kumar , A.S. Wain , C. Bhat
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.

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