Gravity dams Current Affairs, GK & News
Telangana’s Srisailam Hydroelectric power station witnessed a massive fire accident. The incident was followed by an abrupt explosion in unit 4 of the power station. According to the preliminary report, a short circuit played a key role in the tragic incidents. Srisailam power plant The Srisailam Hydroelectric Power Plant is constructed across the Krishna River ..
Narendra Kumar committee constituted by Central government to coordinate discharge of floodwaters from Kerala-Tamil Nadu inter-State projects
The Central government has constituted a coordination committee headed by the Central Water Commission Chairman “Narendra Kumar” to coordinate the discharge of floodwaters from inter-State projects involving Kerala and Tamil Nadu, including Mullaperiyar and Aliyar. The Chairman of the CWC will monitor the situation at Mullaperiyar dam in view of rising water level and continued ..
The apex Court permitted Tamil Nadu government to execute a repair and maintenance work on the Mullaperiyar dam. All the same, the court also instructed that the repairing and maintenance work is to be carried out in the presence of the Superintending Engineer of Kerala and an independent member nominated by the Chairman of the ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2012
Topics: Cardamom Hills • Dams • Geography of India • Gravity dams • Idukki district • Kerala • Mullaperiyar Dam • Periyar • Periyar River • States and union territories of India • Thekkady • Western Ghats
Setting at rest the controversy over the safety of the 116-year-old Mullaperiyar dam, the Empowered Committee, headed by the former Chief Justice of India A.S. Anand, held that the dam is "structurally and hydrologically safe, and Tamil Nadu can raise the water level from 136 to 142 feet after carrying out certain repairs." The Empowered ..