Centre clears 300-mw Lakhwad hydro-power project in Uttarakhand
DEHRADUN: The Centre has given its nod to the 300-mw Lakhwad hydro-power project in Uttarakhand.
Welcoming the move, Chief Minister Vijay Bahugunatoday said the Centre’s approval to the long awaited project is a step towards further empowerment of the hill state.
He said the mega project would help improve the power scenario of not only Uttarakhand but also that of neighbouring states. Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd Chairman Subhash Kumar said the Lakhwad project is a joint venture of the centre and the state government.