The Ranganadi Hydroelectric Project MoU Demand Committee (RMDC) has alleged the North Eastern Electric Power Corporation (NEEPCO) of unjustly denying the land donors of 405 MW Ranganadi Hydroelectric Project of their legitimate rights.
RMDC Secretary, Tao Tana while addressing media persons at the Press Club here on Friday, claimed that the hydropower developer has blatantly overlooked the legitimate rights of the land donors and project affected people violating the laid down provisions of the government.
Citing information acquired through RTI, Tana disclosed that no memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed for the said 405 MW hydropower project which was commissioned way back in 2001.
‘The hydropower developer only organized a public hearing two decades ago to get approval for the said project’, he stated adding that the state government should now consider drafting a fresh memorandum of understanding by taking all the relief and rehabilitation issues under consideration. Read More…