The work on Sawalkote hydroelectric project, whose fate is hanging in balance for several decades, will take off shortly if the recommendations of the Negotiating Committee are accepted by the State Cabinet, which is going to discuss the interim report of the panel at 5.30 pm tomorrow.

The Cabinet will also discuss the resolution for bringing amendments in the Jammu and Kashmir Public Service C

Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah on Monday underscored the need for better utilization of non conventional resources of energy available in the State stressing on replacement of installations run on conventional energy by the new and renewable energy resources wherever possible.

"This would shift the pressure on hydro electric power supply and help to divert it for other important uses", he added.

LEH, Jan 9: Union Minister, for New and Renewal Energy Dr. Farooq Abdullah, today visited Leh to review the implementation of Ladakh Renewal Energy Project, a Central special assistance to Leh and Kargil districts of Ladakh region under Jawahar Lal Nehru Solar Mission besides taking stock of rehabilitation of the cloudbrust victims.

Sanctioned in 2009-10, the aim of the Rs.

Jammu: Facing an acute shortage of power, the state government has decided to start its gas turbine at Pampore in the Kashmir valley, which is used in an emergency. The Power Development Department (PDD) has written to the authorities concerned to keep the gas turbine in a state of preparedness.

JAMMU, Dec 2 :Jammu and Kashmir State Pollution Control Board, (SPCB) in collaboration with Association of Industries Jammu, observed

J&K GOVERNMENT has finally issued notices to all the power producers in private and public sector asking them to seek fresh licences within six months.

The State Government introduces the Solar Power Policy

Jammu and Kashmir Assembly has passed a Bill laying down that companies running hydro-electric power projects in the state pay for the water they use to generate electricity.

The move, the government said, will earn the state Rs 848 crore a year in additional revenue.