Uttar Pradesh Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited

A U.P. Government Enterprises
Shri Yogi Adityanath
Hon’ble Chief Minister,
Uttar Pradesh
Shri Arvind Kumar Sharma
Hon'ble Energy Minister,
Uttar Pradesh
Dr. Somendra Tomar
Hon'ble State Energy Minister,
Uttar Pradesh

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Welcome to Uttar Pradesh Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited

UP Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd. is a wholly owned PSU of the Government of UP engaged in Hydro Electric Power Generation in the State.The Company was incorporated
on 15-04-1985 as UP Alparthak Evam Laghu Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited to establish, operate and maintain micro & mini hydroelectric power generation plants in
the State. In the year 1999 the name of the company was changed to UP Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd. and on the unbundling of UPSEB all Hydro Electric Power Projects
(large, medium or small) of UPSEB were transferred to Uttar Pradesh Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited.
In 2001,on the Reorganization of the State of UP and creation of State of Uttarakhand, all power projects situated in the geographical region of Uttarakhand were
transferred to Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited leaving behind only 1/3rdof earlier installed capacity with Uttar Pradesh Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited.
Presently, the company has power projects located at 7 locations with total installed capacity of 524.9 MW :-

Large HEPs:-

  • - Rihand Reservoir Project Rihand (6x50MW) in District Sonebhadra.
  • - Obra Reservoir Project Obra (3x33MW) in District Sonebhadra.
  • - Matatila Reservoir Project Matatila (3x10.2MW) in District Lalitpur.
  • - Yamuna Canal Project Khara (3x24MW) in District Saharanpur

Small HEPs:-

  • - Upper Ganga Canal Projects-{Nirgajani (2x2.5MW) & Chitaura (2x1.5MW) in District Muzaffarnagar, Salawa (2x1.5MW) & Bhola (2x0.6MW),
      (4x0.375MW-Deleted) in District Meerut}.
  • - Eastern Yamuna Canal Projects-Belka (2x1.5MW) & Babail (2x1.5MW) in District Saharanpur.
  • - Betwa Canal Project-Sheetla (3x1.2MW) in District Jhansi.

In the year 2016, the company added Solar Power Generation as one of its objectives and ventured into Solar Power Generation
in collaboration with Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd. (SECI).
Currently, 150MW (3x50 MW) of floating Solar Power Plant is in the process of being installed on the Rihand reservoir
under PPP Model.
Currently, the manpower strength of the Company is 650 employees.

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