The Renuka Dam project proposed on Giri Ganga River (a tributary of Yamuna) located in Nahan, some 300 kilometers away from Delhi is a joint project of the Governments of Himachal Pradesh (HP) and Delhi. The storage dam will supply water exclusively to the national capital. Delhi hopes to meet 1250 MLD (Million Litres Daily) [...]
The contentious issue is 600 MW (4X150) Loharinag – Pala dam being built by NTPC (A central government undertaking). Ganga will be put into 26 and 17 Kms long tunnels leading its disappearance from its natural course through the stretch. The construction is going on in full steam. The resultant destruction of the fragile and unique ecosystem will have far reaching consequences.
“Save Dal Lake, the pride of Kashmir,” a schoolboy speaker shouted into the microphone, kicking off a concert to urge action against global warming. Two stories below, at the posh Hotel Centaur, thick sewage flowed into the treasured lake. Famed for its Mughal gardens and enchanting natural beauty, Srinagar is witnessing an environmental disaster for [...]