India has a capacity of about 19,750 mw of small hydro power projects, the Union Minister of New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah said. He added that so far, 898 SHP projects with an aggregate capacity of 3,411 mw have been set up and 348 projects aggregating to 1,309 mw are under implementation.Ministry of New and Renewable Energy ensures performance testing of all the plants for their functionality. The setting up of small hydro projects comes under the purview of state governments. Potential sites are either developed by the state or allotted to private developers for setting up of projects, the minister said. During the 11th Plan, a capacity of 1,419 mw was added against 536 mw during the 10th Plan. A capacity addition of 2,100 mw from SHP projects has been planned during the 12th Plan.