back to top
IndiaNHPC not to part with projects in Jammu Kashmir to State Govt

NHPC not to part with projects in Jammu Kashmir to State Govt

Date:

MUMBAI: State-run NHPC is hopeful of keeping two of its projects in and with itself even as the State Government is in talks with the Centre to take over the power plants at Dulhasti and Uri.

J&K finance minister Haseeb Drabu last month said the State wanted to take over the two power projects of NHPC, citing such an agreement in the ruling PDP-BJP alliance's agenda and that he had held extensive discussions with the Centre on the modalities of the takeover.

“The discussions are on at the Central level but we are hopeful that the projects will not go to the state,” an official from the State-run NHPC said here.

The PDP-BJP Government's ‘agenda of alliance' talks about exploring modalities for transfer of NHPC-owned 390-mw Dulhasti and 480-mw Uri hydro power projects to the State, securing a share in the profits of NHPC emanating from J&K waters to the State and revising all agreements with the company.

Northlines
Northlines
The Northlines is an independent source on the Web for news, facts and figures relating to Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh and its neighbourhood.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Share post:

Popular

More like this
Related

Ambraneintroduces PowerLit 45, 15000mAh Travel Power Bank, now available on Flipkart

New Delhi: Ambrane, a leading Indian lifestyle electronics brand, announces...

Realmeunveils P Series 5G smartphones, T110 buds and Pad 2 Wi-Fi Variant

Jammu Tawi:  Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), one of India’s leading...

Doors closed for Congress leaders who went to BJP: Pawan Khera

Dibrugarh, Apr 16: Congress leader Pawan Khera on Tuesday...

Kejriwal, wife Sunita, Sisodia among AAP’s 40 star campaigners for LS polls in Gujarat

New Delhi, Apr 16: The AAP has named Delhi...