Government Declares To Launch Eight Hydropower Project In Ladakh

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Centre Clears 8 Hydropower Projects Of 144 MW In Ladakh, Kargil

The Central Government has cleared eight new hydropower projects on the Indus river system in Ladakh. While the earlier projects in the region had a collective capacity of 113 MW, the new HEP projects will be capable of producing 144 MW of electricity. Moreover, three of the projects, amounting to 56 MW capacity, will be coming up in the Kargil area. However, the construction is yet to begin after getting the mandatory clearances.

Fri, 08 Jan 2021 - 11:59 AM / by Archita chakraborty

Tags: Ladakh, Indus River, Hydropower, Jal shakti ministry, Central Water Commission

Courtesy: Hindustan Times