National Hydroelectric Power of India has invited pre-qualification applications for two packages for the 1000MW Siyom project - formally known as Siang Middle project - located in Along, West Siang district of Arnachal Pradesh, India. Bids are invited for Lot-Sp. I: a concrete face rockfill dam of 180m in height (estimated cost Rs2000 crores) and Lot-Sp. II: the underground power house and other works (estimated cost Rs430 crores). Last date for submission of application for pre-qualification is 19 September 2005.

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