Tags: hydroelectric project

Tajikistan launches giant dam to end power shortage

Tajikistan on Friday inaugurated a $3.9-billion hydro-electric power plant, a mega project that would enable the impoverished country to eliminate domestic energy shortages and export electricity to Afghanistan and Pakistan. Built on the Vakhsh River in southern Tajikistan, the plant championed by President Emomali Rakhmon is expected to reach a height of 335 metres (1,099 […]

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Himachal Pradesh Cabinet decides to allot 780-Mw Kinnaur hydro project to SJVN

The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet has decided to provide 25 per cent subsidy for setting up of private hospitals in rural areas in the state, an official spokesperson said. The Cabinet meeting held here on Monday under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur decided to introduce the ‘Swasthya Mein Sahbhagita Yojna’ to ensure improved […]

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Nepal to award 1,200 MW hydroelectric project to Chinese company

Nepal has revived a deal with a Chinese state-owned firm to construct a USD 2.5 billion hydroelectric plant, that had been scrapped by the previous government, officials said. Prime Minister K P Oli’s governemnt last week decided to hand over the Budhi Gandaki Hydropower Project, to the China Gezhouba Group Corporation (CGGC), reversing the former […]

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HC stays construction of all hydro power plants in Uttarakhand

The Uttarakhand High Court has ordered a stay on construction of all hydro power plants in the state and directed the district magistrates to identify sites within eight weeks for disposal of debris from every project. The court prohibited waste disposal within 500 metres of rivers, sternly rejecting the state government’s request to reduce the […]

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Watch: PM Modi Dedicates Kishanganga Hydropower Station to the Nation

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated the Kishanganga Hydropower Station to the nation at a function in Srinagar. He also laid the foundation stone of Pakal Dul Power Project in Jammu & Kashmir and Srinagar Ring Road. 330 MW Kishanganga Hydropower Project, located in Bandipora District of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) is a run of […]

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PM Modi Inaugurates Kishanganga Hydroelectric Project, Lays Foundation Stone of Pakal Dul Power Project

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Kishanganga Hydroelectric Project and laid the Foundation Stone of the Pakal Dul Power Project in Jammu & Kashmir. Pakal Dul, with 1000 MW capacity, will be the largest Hydro Power Project in Jammu & Kashmir on completion. It is also the first storage Project in Jammu & Kashmir. 330 MW […]

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Arun-III hydroelectric project in Nepal will usher in development: SJVNL

The construction of 900 Mw Arun-III Hydroelectric Project in Kathmandu in Nepal would usher all-around development and help usher in prosperity, the Indian company executing the project has said. The project activities would boost the development of new roads, bridges and other amenities like healthcare and education, Chairman and Managing Director of SJVN Ltd Nand […]

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