Web Exclusive | August 2013
Uttarakhand govt to bring in new power policy
Uttarakhand government would shortly formulate special policies for the development of new hydel projects and other reconstruction works in view of the June 16-17 floods. For this purpose, the government would set up a core group to formulate the new policy involving top environmentalists like Anil Joshi, the head of HESCO and The Energy and Resources Institute Director-General RK Pachauri, said the State Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna.
Keeping in all environmental concerns in mind, these policies would be formulated, the chief minister said, after a meeting of the Uttarakhand Environment Index Development Committee in New Delhi on August 24.