JAMMU: Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah today gave nod for seeking Asian Development Bank (ADB) assistance for launch of prestigious 450 Million Litre Per Day (MLD) drinking water supply scheme from C

With an aim to meet the growing water needs of the consistently expanding city, the government for the first time is mulling to exploit water of the Chenab for household use.

Environment Ministry's panel to consider request on Nov 11
JAMMU: With the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) and Central Water Commission (CWC) indicating that upcoming Ratle Hydro Electric Project on River Chenab in Kishtwar district has the potential to generate more electricity than the already projected,

Pakistan has rejected the Wuller Barrage engineering design provided by the Indian government on technical grounds, it was learnt.

There is an enormous potential for exploiting hydroelectric power in Himachal Pradesh, but implementation needs political and administrative support

GVK Power and Infrastructure would commence work on its 690 MW hydro-electric power project at Kishtwar in Jammu and Kashmir by December 2011, a company official has said.

JAMMU: Though the State Government has flagged tapping of available hydro-electric potential in time bound manner as priority sector yet it failed to get the work on Stage-II of the Baglihar Hydroelectric Project on river Chenab started during the past over six months despite the fact that the project has received all sorts of clearances from different quarters.
Authoritative sources told EXCELSI

The Ratle Hydro Electric Project located on River Chenab in J&K state of India is planned to be developed as Run of the river scheme. It is located down stream of Dulhasti Project and Upstream of Baghlihar Project near the village Drabshala in Kishtwar District.

The pre-implementation agreements (PIAs) signed by the government with independent power producers (IPPs) for execution of 15 hydroelectric projects, awarded recently through global bidding, indicate that generation will commence at the earliest only by 2021, provided all goes well.

All successful bidders who were awarded projects with an aggregate capacity of 1303.25 MW have deposited the firs