Assam steps up efforts for strategic lower Subansiri hydro project in Arunachal


Assam steps up efforts for strategic lower Subansiri hydro project in Arunachal

In an attempt to ensure that India’s efforts to revive work on the long-pending 2,000 megawatts (MW) Lower Subansiri project in Arunachal Pradesh doesn’t get derailed, Assam has constituted a high power state level task force to facilitate work on the strategic project.

Any delay in building hydropower projects in Arunachal Pradesh on rivers originating in China will affect India’s strategy of establishing its prior-use claim over the waters, according to international law.

In addition, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led Assam government has also set up a committee headed by North Assam Division’s commissioner, and comprising of deputy commissioners and superintendent of police (SPs) of the trouble prone districts of Tezpur Read More

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