Hydroelectricity: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

ADB Loan for Meghalaya Power Distribution Sector

Published: December 1, 2020

The Government of India recently signed 133 million USD loan Agreement with the Asian Development Bank. Agreement was signed to strengthen the power distribution sector in the state of Meghalaya. Also, the loan is to be supplemented with a 2 million USD grant from the Asian Development Bank Japan fund for poverty reduction. This fund ..

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PM Modi inaugurates RE-Invest 2020

Published: November 26, 2020

On November 26, 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 3rd Global Renewable Energy Investment called the RE-Invest. The 3rd Global RE-Invest Renewable Energy Investors Meet & Expo was organised by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Government of India. It is to be held from 26 – 28 November 2020 on a ..

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RuPay Card Phase II jointly launched by India and Bhutan

Published: November 20, 2020

On November 20, 2020, PM Narendra Modi and Bhutanese PM Lotay Tshering jointly launched RuPay card Phase II that will allow Bhutan citizens to access RuPay network in India. The phase I was launched in August 2019. Highlights The implementation of Phase I of Rupay cards enabled visitors from India to access Point of Sale ..

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Union Cabinet: Rs 1810 crore Luhri Hydro Power Project approved

Published: November 4, 2020

On November 4, 2020, the Union Cabinet chaired by PM Modi approved the Rs 1810 crore investment proposal of 210 MW of Luhri Stage I Hydro Power Project. The hydro power project is to be constructed on River Sutlej. The project will generate 758.2 million units of electricity annually. Key Highlights The project is to ..

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India-Bhutan sign agreements on Hydroelectric Projects

Published: June 30, 2020

On June 29, 2020, India and Bhutan signed an agreement on a Hydroelectric power project. The agreement was signed between the Kholongchhu Hydro Energy Limited and Royal Government of Bhutan in the virtual presence of Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar. Highlights Kholongchhu Hydro Energy Limited is a joint venture between Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam ..

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