Unregulated sand mining from river Jhelum is gaining a dangerous proportion across Kashmir, experts say, similar to central Indian states of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, posing an existential

Arbitration court rejects Pakistan objection to diversion of water for power by India in J-K

The International Court of Arbitration (ICA) has upheld India’s right to divert water from the Kishenganga river for power generation in Jammu and Kashmir.
In its final award announced at The Hague last evening, the seven-member court, headed by Stephen M Schwebel, unanimously decided that India must also release a minimum of 9 cumecs of water into the Kishenganga river below the Kishenganga Hydro Electric Project (KHEP) at all times to maintain the environment downstream.

The Senate was informed Thursday that construction of Kishanganga project by India in occupied Kashmir will result in a shortfall of about 14 percent flow for Pakistan’s Neelum-Jhelum Hydroelectric

Srinagar, November 18: The Department of Irrigation and Flood Control will act tough against the encroachers on the banks of Srinagar’s lifeline river, the Jhelum.

Pakistan govt is set to receive funds of about $100m from the Saudi Development Fund (SDF) to finance the development of Neelum Jhelum hydropower project in the country.

In order to fulfill the needs of water for agricultural and other purposes, the Punjab government has decided to construct nine mini dams in Rawalpindi Division (Pothohar).The government has alloca

PM inaugurates private sector 84 MW hydropower project Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - Mangla—Prime Minister, Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, here on Monday inaugurated the first private sector 84 Megawatt ru

240-MW project on Jhelum to provide 12% free electricity to state

The National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) has added another feather to its cap as the Uri-II hydroelectric project is ready for use and will be commissioned within a couple of months.

The inordinate delay in starting work on the 37.5-MW Parnai Hydel Power project has once again exposed government claims to make the state self-sufficient in power generation.

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.

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