Prime MInister Narendra Modi will dedicate to the nation two hydroelectric projects and a transmission line in Leh and Kargil region of Jammu and Kashmir this month, Power Minister Piyush Goyal announced here Tuesday.
India has agreed to build four new joint venture hydropower projects in Bhutan as the two governments agreed to closely coordinate on issues relating to their national security and interests.
Four hydropower projects with a combined capacity of 3,400 KW will be set up in Uttar Pradesh in three years, the state government has said.
Hydropower plants in Himachal Pradesh remained shut Thursday due to high silt level in the Sutlej river, triggering a power crisis in northern states.
As many as 294 mini and micro hydropower projects in the public and private sectors are coming up in HP to generate 586 MW of electricity, according to Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal.
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