The Expert Appraisal Committee for River Valley and Hydro Electric Project (EAC), formed by the Union ministry of environment and forests, has said the 120 MW Lower Kopili dam project, planned in A

HAFLONG, June 19 – The Kopili Hydro Electric Project (KHEP) of North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Ltd (NEEPCO), at Umrangso in Dima Hasao district may face dire consequences as the river and

NEW DELHI, Dec 12 – Even as the agitation against the Subansiri Hydroelectric Project gathers momentum, Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) of two hydro power projects in Assam were turned down by the


 HOJAI, Aug 23

Unscientific coal mining in Jaintia Hills has claimed a victim, affecting functioning of Kopili Hydel Project, by discharging dangerous toxic waste from the mines and acidifying the project

Shillong: Experts and Researchers will meet here today to deliberate on the present crisis of the Kopili hydro power project due to the acidic nature of the reservoir water.

State-owned North Eastern Electric Power Corporation(NEEPCO), which is running the 275 MW power project, said the life-span of the reservoir might not be reduced if the acidity water is tackled at the earliest.

The south-western part on the north bank of Kopili river of Hojai subdivision from Kharikhana to Uttar Komrakata is basically sugarcane, vegetables, oilseeds, maize, pulse crops producing areas and paddy cultivation depends on the monsoon behaviour. Heavy rainfall creates flood havoc by river Kopili inundating almost the entire low-lying areas except some high lands on the north-eastern side.


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