Energy

Delayed projects, displaced people

India now considers all hydel plants as renewables and plans to undertake 78 new hydropower projects. But most such plants have had a chequered history and dislocated thousands of people

 
By Kundan Pandey
Last Updated: Friday 21 June 2019

Source: Forty-third report of the Standing Committee on Energy; ‘Dams,
Displacement, Policy and Law in India’, a 1997 report by the erstwhile
Planning Commission

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