National Hydro Power Corporation (NHPC) has planned to set up two hydro power projects of total 400 mw capacity in Uttarakhand.

The World Bank has agreed to provide $648-million loan to help build the Vishnugad Pipalkoti Hydro Electric project on the Alaknanda river in Uttarakhand.

WP (PIL) No. 137 of 2009 by Shri Ram Lal and others vs. Union of India in the High Court of Uttrakhand at Nainital regarding Environmental Clearance to M/s Alaknanda Hydro Power Company for Srinagar Hydroelectric Project at Pauri District on Alaknanda River - Clarification regarding - Letter.

IIT-Roorkee's study is a recipe for disaster. Instead of assessing the danger to Ganga's tributaries from existing hydro-power projects it bats for more.

A special report by Down to Earth on the 252-MW dam proposed by Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam on the river Pindar in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district that would reduce the river’s 22-km stretch to a mere trickle and threaten the life & ways of 20,000 inhabitants of the district.

MoEF has issued this order on Shrinagar hydro power project being constructed by Alaknanda Hydro Power Company Limited to prevent pollution of Alaknanda river and the surrounding environment.

New Delhi: After Posco, the environment ministry is likely to produce another conflicting report assessing a project

Report and recommendations of Nayanjot Lahiri, member of the expert team sent by MoEF on a site visit for the purpose of reviewing specific issues including the environmental impact of Srinagar HPP.


Report of the site visit by Dr B P Das and Ms Sanchita Jindal as part of the team constituted by the Ministry of Environment and  Forests for issues related to Srinagar 330 MW hydropower project of Alaknanda Hydro Power Company Limited.

The government's decision to declare a 135 km stretch of the Ganga from Gaumukh to Uttarkashi an eco-sensitive zone has not gone down well with the construction lobby which was hoping to make huge profits from the hydropower projects to be constructed on the river.

Following the ministry of environment & forests decision to abandon three large hydro-power projects, which included Loharinag Pala