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The Coorg Wildlife Society could not obtain an interim stay order on the mini hydel project being run by Bhoruka Power Corporation Limited at Manjadka.

The Society had filed a PIL asking for a stay on the project, as it was harming the environment.

Karnal: The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), going it alone in the Haryana Assembly poll, has promised free power supply for canal irrigation, a minimum support price (MSP) of Rs 1,500, Rs 1,200 and Rs 300 for wheat, paddy and sugarcane, respectively, free medical treatment for senior citizens, widows and women in government hospitals and equal opportunities and equitable distribution of governme

Two-third of annual target achieved
A weak monsoon this year is proving a boon for the country

NHPC To Kick-Start Rs 600 Crore Project Soon
Gandhinagar: The Gujarat government has roped in National Hydro Power Corporation (NHPC) to kick-start 18 micro power plants on the Narmada canal all over Gujarat at the cost of Rs 600 crore.

Shimla: The state Assembly today unanimously adopted a private member resolution, urging the Centre to allow the state to impose a cess on the hydropower generated to meet the fiscal deficit.

It also sought consent for the Bill passed earlier by the House in this regard which was pending with the President.

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Arunachal Pradesh Government has entered into a joint venture with the Jindal group to develop the 4,500 mw Etalin multi-purpose hydro-electric project, the biggest in the country.

India yesterday assured Bangladesh of not building any irrigation project downstream of the Tipaimukh hydro power structure in Manipur.

Indian ministries of power, external affairs and water resources conveyed the message to the parliamentary delegation from Bangladesh in an hour-long interaction at the South Block of the Secretariat Building in New Delhi.


The Manhinadka mini hydel power project of Bharooka Power Company set up at Chettukaya in Kodagu district has started power generation, and now the power is being supplied to the 33 kv line of Sullia.

The plant had begun generating 1.5 MW power on an experimental basis from June 27, and from the last four days, it is working on a full scale, producing 10 MW power.