The Indian Govt’s proposal to build a mega dam in Arunachal Pradesh makes even hydropower companies wary.

The Indian Govt’s proposal to build a mega dam in Arunachal Pradesh makes even hydropower companies wary.

The 10,000-megawatt project on the Siang river would ‘submerge the district headquarters of Upper Siang district’. On September 26, a delegation of the Arunachal Pradesh government led by Chief Minister Pema Khandu attended a presentation in Delhi by the Central government think tank Niti Aayog “on [a] proposed Multipurpose River Valley Project for Siang River”. […]

Arunachal hydro project scam: Power ministry defends Kiren Rijiju.

Arunachal hydro project scam: Power ministry defends Kiren Rijiju.

In a statement, it called allegations against the minister ‘unsubstantiated, false and baseless’. The power ministry on Tuesday refuted that Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju, was involved in a scam with regard to a massive hydroelectric project in Arunachal Pradesh. This pertains to Rijiju allegedly using his influence to clear fake bills […]