Skip to contentSkip to navigation

New panel to decide on mega dam fate

NEW DELHI:The Centre has announced a new expert committee to decide on the fate of the controversial mega dam at Gerukamukh along the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border.

Comprising ID Gupta,Prabhas Pandey and PM Scott, the three member committee will examine in detail the previous committee reports apart from holding discussions with the stakeholders in the downstream areas before submitting the report within a period of three months.

The Centre has announced the panel acting on the directives it received from the National Green Tribunal which has been taking up a set of petitions challenging the mega dam construction by NHPC apprehending an ecological disaster in the downstream areas in Lakhimpur and Dhemaji districts.

Author info

AT News's picture

Assam Times Staff

Add new comment

Republish

Republish this content

Random Stories

Conference of Asom Science Society

20 Jan 2011 - 4:18pm | Maushumi
The 48th bi-annual Conference of Asom Science Society will be held at Demow on January 21-23. Science exhibition, talks are during the event.

Police officer suspended

23 Aug 2015 - 5:42pm | AT News
An indecent entry of a police officer into a religious place forced the authorities to suspend the accused on Sunday.A Geetanagar police station officer has been suspended acting on the complaint...

Booked tea manager kidnapped!

5 Feb 2017 - 4:13pm | AT News
Unidentified miscreants alleged to have kidnapped a tea garden manager from the outskirt of Guwahati a week after police lodged a complaint against him in Charaideo district.According to the first...