The National Security Committee of Pakistan on 2nd May asked the Water Resources Division to forcefully pursue the violations of the Indus Water Treaty by India with the World Bank.
The Centre has decided not to approve any new hydro-power project on the Ganga. The move will help the government in its river cleaning efforts as dams which are part of such projects obstruct the ecological flow (e-flow) hampering the river’s self-cleansing ability.
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh): The AndhraPradesh Cabinet has approved the PolavaramHydro project in a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu.
Sitting on the Satluj river in Bilaspur is state-owned NTPC Ltd’s hydro power project---the 800 mw Koldam power project in Himachal Pradesh. Koldam is NTPC’s first mega hydel power project that began its commercial operation in July 2015 and generated 1794.71 Million units of electricity in FY 2015-16, which is more than 105 % of Design Energy.
Koldam hydel power project has created a record of sorts by achieving the highest plant load factor (PLF) of 107.27% in the country amongst all Central and state sector power stations in July 2016, NTPC said on Tuesday.