The managing director of Tehri Hydro Development Corporation (THDC) would be liable and would be dealt with in accordance with the law in case of default in the 444 MW capacity Vishnugad-Peepalkoti

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vimal Bhai Vs. Tehri Hydro Development Corporation & Ors. dated 13/05/2016 regarding Tehri dam in Chamoli District of Uttarakhand State. NGT restrains Tehri Hydro Development Corporation from throwing any building material or muck into the river Alaknanda or on the banks thereof.

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Correct estimation of soil loss at catchment level helps the land and water resources planners to identify priority areas for soil conservation measures. Soil erosion is one of the major hazards affected by the climate change, particularly the increasing intensity of rainfall resulted in increasing erosion, apart from other factors like landuse change. Changes in climate have an adverse effect with increasing rainfall. It has caused increasing concern for modeling the future rainfall and projecting future soil erosion.

Environment ministry files affidavit in the SC despite Ganga rejuvenation minister's objection

Water Resources Secretary Shashi Shekhar has been given a month’s time to conclude the committee’s report so as to apprise the Supreme Court of the government’s final decision at the next hearing o

Alleging blatant violation of environmental norms, locals and activists have demanded cancellation of Environment Clearance (EC) of the 520 MW Tapovan-Vishnugad and 444 MW Vishnugad-Pipalkoti hydro

In a major relief for Uttarakhand, the Supreme Court has said the environment ministry was free to approve hydropower projects in the state, except in Alaknanda-Bhagirathi river basins.

The National Green Tribunal has refused to order decommissioning of 400 MW Vishnu Prayag Hydro Electric Project, world’s largest hydro-power project in private sector, located on the upper reaches

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Bharat Jhunjhunwala Vs Union of India & Others dated 24/09/2015 regarding Vishnu Prayag Hydro Electric Project located on the upper reaches of River Alakananda in Uttarakhand.

The Applicant prays for restitution of the environmental damage resulting from this project and order payment of compensation to affected parties in accordance with the ‘Polluter Pays Principle’. In the alternative, he prayed to commission a study of this project on various aspects including cost benefit analysis.

With the appointment of the third committee of experts by the Union Environment Ministry to review a few contentious hydroelectric power projects in Uttarakhand, the debate on their feasibility has