Shocked by the findings of the government constituted committee that lives of villagers in Tehri district is under threat due to a 4-km long leakage of water channel of the hydropower plant, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Alaknanda Hydro Power Corporation Ltd to control the leakage in a ‘time bound manner’ to avert any accident.
State pollution control board (SPCB) has been ordered to oversee the execution of the tribunal’s directions by involving the committee that inspected the site on June 18 this year. The case was heard on September 6 while the order was uploaded recently.
The Srinagar Hydroelectric Project is located on the banks of Alaknanda river in Uttarakhand and the private company had set up a 4-km-long channel to carry water from the river to the power house to generate electricity. Read More
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