Hydel Projects

  • Adopt polytechnics and ITIs, Harish Rawat tells Vidyut Nigam 11-02-2014 08:17 AM

    Noting a 2-crore strong skilled workforce will be needed in the power sector by 2020, Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Monday asked the Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam to adopt polytechnics and ITIs and prepare a roadmap for turning the available manpower into a skilled workforce. Laying foundation stones of a...
  • Harish Rawat asks Vidyut Nigam to adopt ITIs 11-02-2014 12:29 AM

    Noting a 2-crore strong skilled workforce will be needed in the power sector by 2020, Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Monday asked the Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam to adopt polytechnics and ITIs and prepare a roadmap for turning the available manpower into a skilled workforce. Laying foundation stones of a...
  • Land occupied by displaced families to be allocated to them: Vijay Bahuguna 27-01-2014 05:35 PM

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna on Monday ordered that lands occupied by displaced families in the city's Premnagar area for years be allocated to them. Complying with the Chief Minister's orders, the process of granting allocation of land leases was initiated with their distribution among 20 displaced families of Premnagar...
  • Panel to study whether hydel projects caused Uttarakhand floods 19-10-2013 02:27 PM

    Nearly four months after the Uttarakhand floods, Environment and Forests ministry has formed an expert committee to study whether the environmental degradation caused by hydro-electric projects on Alaknanda and Bhagirathi rivers led to the disaster. Other than looking into the degradation caused by functioning as well as on-going hydro-projects, the...
  • 'Save Ganga' activist on indefinite fast taken to city hospital 24-09-2013 10:53 AM

    Save Ganga activist GD Aggarwal, who has been on indefinite fast since June to protest hydel projects on the river's tributaries in Uttarakhand, was brought to a hospital in Dehradun after his condition worsened. The 81-year-old activist was brought to Doon hospital here at 2 am on Tuesday after a...
  • Separate cell should oversee Uttarakhand hydel projects' recovery: Assocham 23-09-2013 03:19 PM

    Industry body Assocham on Monday said the Centre should set up a separate cell for overseeing rehabilitation of hydel projects which have suffered huge losses due to the recent calamity in Uttarakhand. "The Central government needs to set up a separate cell in partnership with the state government for overseeing...
  • HP to set up panel for timely completion of hydel projects 25-04-2013 01:19 AM

    Shimla: To ensure completion of hydro-power projects in time, a committee would be set up that will monitor the ongoing projects and address the problems of delay in getting clearances. Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Wednesday directed the officials concerned to complete the hydropower projects within time bound to avoid...