Vajra Fall HPP

Vajra Fall Hydro-Power Plant is a 3 MW power station located on the Bhatsa river approximately 6 km downstream of the Bhatsa dam near Shahapur, Thane District in Maharashtra, India.

This is the first greenfield Hydel Power Project to be commissioned in the private sector in Maharashtra State.

The Plant was commissioned in two years

Presently the plant supplies power to M/s. Tata Consultancy Services, utilizing the Maharashtra State Electricity Board grid, under open access policy.

The power is evacuated on a 100KV line and injected in Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Co. Ltd. (MSEDCL) substation at Kambare

The Vajra Fall plant has been showcased as one of the five outstanding projects by the Maharashtra Government in the Infrastructure Summit 2002.


Location  Approximately 6 km downstream of the Bhatsa Dam.
District Thane
Development Type Run-off river power project
Installed capacity 1 x 3 MW
River Stream Bhatsa
Weir  270 m eliptically shaped ungated weir across the river Bhatsa
Penstock 1 in number
Turbines  1 no. horizontal double regulated Kaplan
Rated Discharge 28.7 cumecs
Rated Head 12.5 m
Generators 1 No. Synchronous type
Power House 24.5 m (L) x 8.5 m (B) x 22 m (H)
Commissioned February 2002