The brisk unscientific mining of gypsum has been posing a grave threat to the ecology of the earthquake-prone belt of the erstwhile Doda district as blasting in mine sites has been going on unabate

The fate of the 400-MW Seli hydropower project on the Chenab here has run into rough weather.

India has invited Pakistan for talks on four controversial hydel power projects with capacity to generate more than 2000MW of energy, that it is building on Chenab river.

At least five members of a family were swept away by flash flood in River Chenab at Kachi Lal here on Thursday.

Proposes 3 400-KV power transmission systems on Chenab basin

The state government has proposed three 400-KV power transmission systems to tap about 3,000 MW from the Chenab river basin in the eco-sensitive Lahaul-Spiti cold desert. However, the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) and the Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCI) face an uphill task to propose a transmission system that fits the bill for the basin.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today laid foundation stone for GVK Power's 850 mw Ratle hydro-electric power plant on the River Chenab in Jammu and Kashmir.

Doda, May 29: Despite the fact that the erstwhile Doda district, commonly known as the Chenab valley, is home to two major power projects, Baghliar and Dul Hasti, it is still facing power shortage.

The legal geopolitics of the Baglihar and Kishenganga hydroelectric power projects, whose legitimacy under the Indus Waters Treaty has been contested by Pakistan, demonstrates the political nature of technology and the governance of technology need not remain out-of-bounds for non-engineers. In attempting an understanding, this article seeks to step outside the conventional nationalist mode of geopolitical analysis.

The Indus Treaty represents the most generous water-sharing agreement in modern world history, reserving for Pakistan 80.52 per cent of the waters, or 167.2 billion cubic metres annually.

Almost 40 per cent glaciers in Afghanistan have been reduced in 40 years, whereas the glaciers supplying water to Ravi, Chenab, Beas and Jhelum Rivers are thinning,” said Dr Chaudary Inayatullah, C

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