Assessment note on location of Project Component of Right Bank and Left Bank (Bajoli Holi HEP).

Dharamsala: The Congress will oppose Grasim industries

Shimla: Major players in the power sector are in the race for 18 hydroelectric projects with the aggregate generation capacity of 1385.5 MW for which global bids have been invited by the government.

Companies eyeing stakes in the booming hydropower sector in the state include like Reliance Power, Essar Energy, Adani Power, Larson and Toubro and GVK Energy.

In April 2010, panchayats of five villages in Chamba district had rejected the proposal of GMR to shift the location of its mega hydel project at Bajoli Holi.

Chandigarh: The Himachal Pradesh government has come out with an Rs 4,668-crore integrated watershed management perspective (IWMP) plan for treatment of 31,12,472 hectare in the state.

Highly placed official sources told FE that

Himachal Pradesh Forest department has taken up an ambitious project to save Chilgoza trees, a valuable non-wood forest trees found only in Kinnaur and some parts of Jammu and Kashmir and Chamba in Himachal Pradesh.

On 14 February, 2010 activists of the "Saal Ghaati Bachao Sangarsh Morcha" were subjected to unprovoked and armed attacks by goondas of the contractors of the Hull I hydropower project of Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh.

Three persons were buried alive under an avalanche and three others were injured at Hudan Bhatori, a remote tribal village in Pangi valley of the district, Resident Commissioner (RC) of Pangi Gopal Chand said today.

The proposed project by GMR Bajoli Holi Power Pvt. Ltd. is located in Chamba district in Himachal Pradesh and is one of the projects that are being developed in Ravi River basin. Ravi River is one of the four major river systems of Western Himalaya in Himachal Pradesh, the other three being Sutlej, Beas and Chandra?Bhaga (Chenab) rivers.

All mega cement plants, except one, coming up in the state have fallen well behind schedule due to problems in acquisition of land, opposition from local people and failure of the promoters obtain various mandatory clearances.