Table 1.

Teesta river basin area distribution and hydropower potential.

State/CountryRiver length (in km)Basin area (in km2)Population (in 2011)Population intensity (per km2)Installed capacity (MW)% of basin's total hydropower potential
Sikkim 170 7,039 610,577 87 5353 65
West Bengal 123 3,294 1,729,899 525 2841 35