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CVPP tenders hydro-mechanical works for 540 MW Kwar

Chenab Valley Power Projects Private Limited (CVPPL) a joint venture between India's state power producer NHPC and Jammu and Kashmir State Power Development Corporation (JKSPDC), the state power utility serving Jammu and Kashmir, invites online electronic bids on an international competitive bidding basis by 27 September from qualified contractors for the hydro-mechanical works package of the 540 MW Kwar hydropower project in the northern Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.

The contract covers the design, procurement, manufacture, inspection, shop assembly, testing, painting, transportation, site storage and site erection, testing and commissioning of radial gates, vertical gates, stoplogs, gantry cranes, trashracks, trashrack cleaning machine, and steel liner for four pressure shafts. The contracted work is expected to be completed within 43 months.

The run-of-river project on the river Chenab, in Kishtwar district, will comprise a 109 m-high concrete gravity dam, with water to be diverted through four 5.65 m-diameter penstocks to an underground powerhouse, with four Francis turbine-generator units, with capacity of 135 MW each.

On-line techno-commercial bidding will begin on 16 September with last bids due by 27 September. Hard copies as well as a non-refundable tender fee of INR 11 800 and other offline supporting documents should be submitted to the below-mentioned address by 30 September. The date for e-reverse bidding will be communicated later to techno-commercial bidders.

The tender notice for NIT no. CVPP/C&P/KWAR/HM-PKG/2022 can be viewed at CVPP’s website at:

The complete tender documents for can be viewed, downloaded and submitted through

Bidders, if not already registered, shall have to register on the CPP portal to submit their bids. Prospective bidders can download the tender documents and any corrigendum or clarifications even if not registered.

For further information contact: General Manager, Contracts and Procurement, CVPPL, Chenab Jal Shakti Bhawan, opposite Saraswati Dham, Rail Head Complex, Jammu and Kashmir – 180012