Chenab River Current Affairs, GK & News

‘Golden Joint’ of Chenab Railway Bridge

The ‘Golden Joint’ of Chenab Railway bridge was inaugurated on August 13, 2022. It was decked with the National flag to celebrate the “Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav”. It is the highest railway bridge in the world. It is located in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir. About the Chenab Rail Bridge: It is a steel ..

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Kwar Hydro Electric project

On 27th April 2022, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs gave its approval to invest Rs 4,526.12 crore for the 540 MW Kwar Hydro-electric project that is located on Chenab River, Kishwar district, Jammu & Kashmir. Overview: This upcoming hydroelectric project is a part of the Indus basin. This project is a part of one ..

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Word Highest Bridge: Chenab Bridge Arch Closure Completed

The Indian Railways recently completed the arch closure of the world highest railway bridge, Chenab bridge. The bridge is a part of Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla rail link project. About the Arch Closure Arch Closure was one of the most difficult parts of the bridge. The Arch consists of steel boxes. To improve the stability of the arch, ..

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India justifies designs of the two Hydro Projects in J-K

The annual Permanent Indus Commission meeting was recently held after a gap of over two years. Before the meeting, Pakistan had raised objections to the designs of Pakal Dul and Lower Kalnai hydropower plants which are under construction in Jammu and Kashmir. In response, India has justified its stand. Highlights Pakistan had also sought more ..

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Indian Railways completes the arch bottom of Chenab bridge

The World’s highest Bridge called the “Chenab Bridge” has completed a major milestone after the engineers completed the arch bottom of the bridge on March 14, 2021. The bridge is being called as the Indian Railways’ engineering marvels. The arch upper of the Chenab bridge is in making and will be completed soon. Highlights The ..

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Ratle Hydropower Project

The Union Cabinet recently approved the Ratle Hydropower Project of 850 MW. The cabinet has nodded to an investment of Rs 5,281.94 crores in the project. The project is located in River Chenab. About the Ratle Hydropower Project It is a joint venture of Jammu and Kashmir State Power Development Corporation and National Hydroelectric power ..

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