Indus Water Treaty Current Affairs, GK & News

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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The Permanent Indus Commission to meet in New Delhi

Highlighting the broader resumption of the diplomatic ties, the two countries announced that, they are all set to hold their first meeting in three years of a “Permanent Indus Commission” on March 22, 2021. The commission that deals with the water rights on the Indus River. Highlights The Permanent Indus Commission which was set up ..

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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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BRO constructs permanent bridge across Ravi river

The Border Roads Organization has completed the construction of permanent bridge across Ravi river. The Kasowal bridge will help Punjab farmers to transport their harvest comfortably. Highlights The construction of the bridge has been completed well ahead of time. The bridge was constructed by BRO under Project Chetak. The cost of construction of the bridge ..

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Minister of North East Development chairs Ujh (National) Multipurpose Project, Jammu Kashmir

On February 3, 2020 the Minister of North Eastern Development Dr Jitendra Singh chaired the Ujh Multipurpose (National) Project, Jammu and Kashmir. The meeting was attended by the Ministry of Jal Shakti, Ministry of Power and other officers from state government of Punjab Highlights The Meeting was held to fast track complete utilization of India’s ..

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