A total amount of Rs 12790 lacs have been sanctioned and disbursed which included compensation of land and property amounting Rs. 8255.64 lacs, special rehabilitation grant amounting Rs 1960.36 lacs and rehabilitation grant amounting Rs 2574 lacs.

Hydropower projects leads to the transformation of ecosystems by the creation of reservoirs and/or through important modifications to flow regimes. The nature and magnitude of impacts is highly site specific, vary significantly from one project to another and vary according to the biotopes in which projects are situated.

There are many rivers in India which flow from one state to another. The planning of river basin proceeds in rational way by assessing the requirements of each sub-basin bounded by the principal tributaries. A complaint was filed by Gujarat on 6th July 1968 for appointment of the Tribunal under Inter-State Water Disputes Act 1956.

The Omkareshwar reservoir had been planted for first filling during March 2008. However, before the initial filling, assessment of Rabi crop coming submergence was required for compensation purposes, if required.

Inception of Omkareshwar Project dates back to year 1955, when CWPC prepared a report on hydroelectric potential of entire Narmada river and the project has been mentioned as "Barwaha". It was also seconded in Khosla Committee report in 1965.

The Indian power sector is growing at an accelerated pace. To keep pace with generation, transmission system needs to be strengthened for power transfer from generating stations to the load centres.In this paper, the details of establishment of test station are discussed and various studies conducted for optimization of air clearancese, corona etc. are also described.

If the smart grid is the noun on everyone's lips today, DA is the verb that empowers the Smart Grid to become really smart. In its broader context, DA provides for quick restoration of power to the customers, through localized automation of feeders, sub-grid systems or DMS.