There are virtually no takers for the 37 hydropower projects located in the “remote locations” in the five river basins of the Sutlej, Beas, Ravi, Chenab and Yamuna.

LAHORE: A foreign consultancy firm has declared retaining water in the Ravi during winters as one of the biggest challenges to the launch and accomplishment of the Ravi Riverfront Urban Development

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Karam Chand & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 24/04/2014 regarding forest clearance granted to the GMR Bajoli Holi Hydropower Limited for setting up of 180 MW Bajoli-Holi Hydroelectric project on the basin of river Ravi in between Bajoli and Holi.

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The Punjab government has approved over Rs700 million Project Cost-II (PC-II) for the Ravi Riverfront Urban Development Project.

Besides executing a study of the Hudiara Drain pollution and its treatment issue, the government intends to raise the issue with neighboring India, The Nation has learnt.

An independent audit has revealed that all the 21 hydel power projects run by the J&K State Power Development Corporation (JKSPDC) are not following the Standard Operating Manual which is neces

Peeved about illegal mining at the banks of the Ravi river leading to the change in the course of water to Gaggrewal village, 35 km from here, village residents and mass organisations have been protesting since yesterday.

In connivance with the ruling party, influential persons of the village were digging sand from the river banks, Kirti Kisan Union senior vice-president Datar Singh and Pendu Mazdoor Union leader Pooran Singh alleged today.

Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir today submitted to the Supreme Court a list of 20 contentious issues over the hydel projects on Ravi, Beas and Sutlej rivers for a judicial r

The Supreme Court today asked Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir, besides the Centre and the Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB), to sit together and “make an endeavour” to narrow down their differences over their rights in river projects.

A Bench comprising Justices CK Prasad and Kurian Joseph passed the order after counsel representing the states told the court that their clients had framed issues to enable the court to adjudicate the original suit filed by Haryana in 2009.

The Lahore Development Authority (LDA) plans to acquire around 30,000 acres worth Rs300 billion for the River Ravi Development Project, sources say.