Kishanganga hydropower project will provide 13% free power to Jammu and Kashmir including 1% for local area development fund amounting. Kishanganga Power station (3xMW) is located on Kishanganga River, a tributary of river Jhelum in Bandipora District of Jammu & Kashmir. It comprises. The first MW turbine-generator unit at the MW Kishanganga hydro project in India has been commissioned, according to a press.

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Reality bites All he will see is the region progressing without ;roject. Dawood If, as you say, Kashmir belongs to Pakistan, then we should not object India spending its money to develop Kashmir. The tunnel is received by a surge chamber before sending water to the underground power house which contains 3 x MW Pelton turbine -generators. Pakistan has either no legal backing to their stance or it’s merely a matter of nerves.

Pak inaugurates strategic hydropower project in PoK 14 Apr, Simply put, KHEP diverts water from the Kishanganga, uses it to generate electricity, and then sends it back through a different route to the river at the point where it merges with klshanganga Jhelum in Pakistan Occupied Kjshanganga. Seriously, this enmity is not leading us anywhere but could emanate catastrophic results for general public on both sides.

Pakistan-India should settle down their disputes by discussion between themselves. United Nations’ Amina Mohammed stressed that water security encapsulates complex and interconnected challenges.

India declared that it was lowering the height of the dam from the planned 98m to 37m and resumed construction at full swing. The temporary offices of the HCC kishangaga Mantrigam have grills to protect the windows from the stoning.

Long objected by Pakistan, Kishanganga Hydro Electric Project set for inauguration next month

Pakistan has not fulfilled its obligation for the plebiscite. If China could divert all the water of Brahmaputra to China, they would do it in a blink without consulting anyone.


Modi is two steps ahead of others when it comes to national security. In Kralpora, Tantray says all the families have united to go to court and demand that there should be no differentiation in the relief package offered. Some of them are working with us.

Kishanganga Hydroelectric Plant

What else can you expect from India. CoA projech stipulated in its verdict that India shall maintain minimum environmental flows in the Kihanganga river at the line of control point not be less than 9 cumecs continuously. Now it’s the moment to prokect and Pak must build Dams, Artificial Lakes without loss of time.

Despite dry winter spell hydro power generation has recorded a revival in generation this year after two-years of lean generation primarily due to less rain in monsoon. Within days, there was fresh snowfall, and temperatures plummeted to degrees C.

Even these countries which are a lot poorer then both our countries have visa free entries which give general public a sense of freedom. We have sent you a verification email. Retrieved 2 April lroject Forget Kashmir, let’s look into our waters first. May peace be upon Pakistan. Then, there are kiishanganga larger questions.

No big deal Pak can do it. The dam is equipped with lower level orifice spillway to transfer flood water as well as the silt to the down stream for not to affect power generation reliability and the operating life. Ask them to build one more. According to the engineers at the site, this was also the first time a TBM was used successfully in the Himalayas.

Narendra Modi inaugurates Kishanganga hydropower project in Kashmir – Livemint

During the meeting, the international body failed to reach an agreement with Pakistan to address the latter’s concerns regarding the Indus Waters Treaty with Prject. India should throw this treaty out. While the dam was koshanganga construction, men and material had to be transported by military helicopters. Dear brother, I pray for safety of Pakistan. And India should reciprocate that too.


The dam is built in an area that falls in seismic zone 4. Inauguration ceremony of Mohmand dam postponed. No agreement with Pakistan on resolving Indus Waters Treaty dispute: Login from existing account Facebook Google Email. Narendra Modi says Kishanganga hydropower project is ready to add a new dimension in the growth journey of Jammu and Kashmir. He now lives in Bandipora, but is constructing a shop in Gurez.

Kiehanganga from Halcrow, the British company that designed the project, say it is built to withstand such seismic activity.

After India announced last month that it was commissioning all three units at Kishanganga, Pakistan wrote to the World Bank demanding that it ensured India abided by the treaty.

But now, there are new, more worrying fears in Bandipora, about water seeping out from the tunnel. If Pakistan will object any measure that contributes to India’ development without the violation of treaty, India should withdraw from treaty. What newest twist in Indus Treaty tale means”. Piyush Goyal 31 Jul, Pakistan had protested the inauguration claiming that the project on a river flowing into Pakistan will disrupt water supplies.

The surge shaft dug metres into mountainside. Obviously we need water for our agro economy we must do now. The higher compensations paid to affected families in Gurez has created bitterness. The unit is one of three that are planned as part of a MW project will generate 1, million units MU of clean electricity annually, a Bhel statement said.

Projevt village Mastan Khopri in Gurez, where 13 homes got submerged due to the dam waters, Mohammed Yasin says he received Rs 35 lakh projecf his house and Rs 5. All Comments Your Activity.