|Chennai||Rs. 24840.00 (-0.36%)|
|Mumbai||Rs. 25460.00 (-0.16%)|
|Delhi||Rs. 25450.00 (2.21%)|
|Kolkata||Rs. 25000.00 (0%)|
|Kerala||Rs. 24700.00 (0%)|
|Bangalore||Rs. 25050.00 (1.42%)|
|Hyderabad||Rs. 24930.00 (1.63%)|
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has cleared hydroelectric power projects of 2,500 MW, the Ministry of Power said Friday.
"The clearance was pending for a long time. The way is clear in tapping the hydro potential of the country to meet its power needs," the ministry said here in a statement.
It said projects across various states had been cleared by the Forest Advisory Committee of the MoEF.
These include the 800 MW Tawang-II project in Arunachal Pradesh, the 775 MW Luhri project in Himachal Pradesh, and the 520 MW Teesta-IV project in Sikkim to be executed by state-owned National Hydroelectric Power Corporation.