Cabinet nod to 2,880MW hydel project in Dibang

  1. Union Cabinet has approved the Dibang Multipurpose Project (MPP) in Arunachal Pradesh.
  2. Dibang Multipurpose Project is envisaged as a storage-based hydro-electric project with flood moderation as the key objective.
  3. The construction of project shall prevent the sizeable downstream area from floods.
  4. This is the largest ever hydro-electric projects to be constructed in India. The dam is 278 metres high and will be the highest dam in India once completed.
  5. Further,this project is located on river Dibang in Lower Dibang Valley District of Arunachal Pradesh.