Kishanganga hydro power project tunnel dewatered to lay cables


Kishanganga hydro power project tunnel dewatered to lay cables

The authorities in Jammu and Kashmir have dewatered one of the tunnels of the Kishanganga Hydro Electric Project (KHEP) for laying of cable to Gurez valley in Bandipora district.

“To provide mobile connectivity to around a dozen habitation of remote Gurez valley for the first time, the Bandipora district administration took a task to lay the cable through the Adit-1 tunnel of Kishenganga Hydro Electric Project (KHEP) which was the only option to provide connectivity to villages with difficult topography,” an official spokesperson said.

The task of dewatering the 650-metre-long Adit-1 tunnel of the KHEP started on November 19 and was completed on December 9, Bandipora Deputy Commissioner Shahid Iqbal Choudhary said. Read More

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