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.

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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.



Mushtaq along with his father demonstrates his invention.
Mushtaq along with his father demonstrates his invention. Photo by the writer

Kalakote, June 20

Srinagar: Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah has said 20,000 MW will be generated from solar energy in the state in the next 10 years.

He said possibilities to produce more power from water and wind energy to minimise the huge expenditure on the exploitation of conventional sources of energy would also be explored.

In a significant development, Pakistan today withdrew its objection to construction of Uri-II and Chutak hydel power projects in Jammu and Kashmir.

At the Indus Water Commissioner-level talks here, the Pakistani side said it had no objection to the designs of the two power projects after the Indian side provided details of these, official sources told PTI.

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