Hydropower

  • Norway keen to invest in Himachal Pradesh 19-01-2014 07:12 PM

    Norway's Ambassador Eivind S Homme called on Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh here Sunday and expressed interest in investing in the state's hydropower projects. "Norway has expressed desire to invest in a big way, particularly in the hydropower sector," a state government statement said. Homme apprised the chief minister...
  • 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...
  • Activist seeks ban on BJP leaders' entry in project areas 17-05-2013 05:10 PM

    Dehradun: Rights activist Avdhash Kaushal on Friday sought a ban on the entry of BJP leaders Uma Bharati, Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank and environmentalist GD Aggarwal in any hydel project area in Uttarakhand and demanded their arrest under the NSA if they did so. Criticising these leaders for opposing the uplifting...
  • 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...
  • Assam: Protests hit Subansiri hydro-power project 02-12-2011 09:22 AM

    New Delhi: Protestors in Assam have taken to the streets to block trucks carrying turbines for the Subansiri Dam site, the largest hydro-power project in India. Wednesday evening's violence in upper Assam's Sinitpur and Lakhimpur was not unexpected. But the police and paramilitary forces lathi charged, fired blanks in the...
  • Tunnel collapsed in Doda, 2 killed 29-01-2007 03:54 PM

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