Green light to Indo-Nepal Pancheshwar dam project

Green light to Indo-Nepal Pancheshwar dam project

To expedite work on the Pancheshwar Multipurpose Project, a bi-national scheme, primarily aimed at energy generation and irrigation benefits in India and Nepal, an expert panel of the union environment ministry has decided to do away with the proposed joint mechanism to assess its impact on environment.

The environment ministry’s Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) for river valley and hydroelectric projects in May last year had called for a joint mechanism for the environment impact assessment (EIA) of the project.

In a recent meeting, the EAC was of the view setting up of a Joint Mechanism would delay the progress of the project.  Read More…


Credit By : The New indian Express

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