Nishank seeks policy on hydel projects
The power minister's reply to Nishank's queries stated that at present, 45 hydro power projects are under construction in the nation. He was responding to Lok Sabha member from Haridwar, head of the Lok Sabha assurance committee and former Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' who had sought information about all the hydro-electric (hydel) projects across the nation. The BJP MP further said that a proper survey should be conducted of the entire Himalayan region and locations should be identified for construction of various projects at the panchayat level. He further added that the local residents should be provided monetary assistance and steps should also be taken to ensure their participation in such projects.
Contact: Ministry of Power, Govt. of India