Bhakra Beas Management Board

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Organization Profile

The Born Leader

  • BBMB has an installed capacity of 2918.73 MW - the third largest installed hydro power capacity in India.
  • BBMB also transmits Power in the Northern Grid through a widespread network of 3751.96 Ckt. Km. of 400, 220, 132 and 66 kV transmission lines.
  • BBMB maintains some of the largest water reservoirs in the country such as Bhakra and Pong Dam reservoirs and also operates 98 Km. long water conductor system including channels & tunnels.
  • Bhakra – Nangal & Beas Projects have been harbinger of green & white revolutions, rapid industrialization & urbanization in Northern Region, besides protecting the downstream areas from ferocious floods.

An Overview

Generation Capacity 2918.73 MW
Number of Power Houses 6
Number of Generating Units 28
Number of Beneficiary States 5

Largest base of Hydro Power in India....

Project Generation Capacity (MW)
Bhakra Left Bank Power House 594
Bhakra Right Bank Power House 785
Ganguwal Power House 76.39
Kotla Power House 77.34
Dehar Power House 990
Pong Power House 396

BBMB has been promoting the cause of Renovation, Modernisation and Up-rating of old Hydro Power Houses in the country. This task has already been undertaken for all the BBMB Power Houses.

Strong Network Of Hydro Tunnels and Channels ...

Name Lengtd(KM) Diameter(M) Capacity(Cumec)
Pandoh-Baggi Tunnel 13.1 7.62 254.85
Sundernagar Satluj Tunnel 12.35 8.53 403.52
Sundernagar Hydel Channel 11.8 - 254.85
Nangal Hydel Channel 61.06 - 354

Widest Network Of Transmission Lines From 400 KV To 66 KV...

Sr. No. Voltage Level Number of Sub Stations Line Lengtd(CKT. KMS)
1. 400 KV 3 621.20
2. 220 KV 17 2993.54
3. 132 KV 2 21.72
4. 66 KV 2 115.50
Total 24 3751.96
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