RANGIT-III HE PROJECT - NHPC(SIKKIM)
Rangit III hydroelectric station was constructed in the year 2000 by NHPC on Greater Rangit River, a tributary of Teesta River. The dam is located at a distance of 130 km from Siliguri in South Sikkim District. The catchment area at the dam is 979 km2 and the dam is 47 m high. The reservoir has a live storage capacity of 1.175 MCM at FRLFull Reservoir Level 639 m and the MDDLMinimum Draw Down Level is at 627 m. The power house has 3 units of 20 MW each. It has a firm power of 39 MW.