Dam Safety Although the Rampur Project has no dam, both the Rampur and the Nathpa Jhakri projects depend for their water on the small reservoir entrained behind the Nathpa dam, which is situated deep in the canyon of the Sutlej river, upstream of the Rampur Project. It was also revealed that there were numerous problems concerning health and safety, as well as the working conditions of the many migrant workers who are temporary employees 8. This treacherous transcontinental passage must have been in use from ancient times, for among the ruined castles reported by Francke at Shipki village, there were no living memories of the origins of mKar gog, the oldest of them built above the village in cyclopean style. Missionary and pilgrimage activities, intensified by trading possibilities, created the conditions for Tibetan Buddhism to take a firm stronghold in these borderland regions. It is a steel-reinforced concrete gravity dam, with its foundations built into an excavation in the bedrock of the river. News Tracker, 26 July 2013.
The city is also the home to Asia's Largest Hydro Power Project - The Nathpa Jhakri Hydro Power Station built by Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd. . Financing The project will be finance through 70% debt and 30% equity. The Deputy Commissioner, Shimla, has also issued advisory warning tourists to avoid visiting higher reaches of the district considering the prediction of the Met. Local communities and national experts and analysts, as well as international and national Ejos have strongly critiqued the project on several fronts. From street-lighting, through improved water supply to footpaths and footbridges, the villagers have identified their particular needs which are being funded by the scheme. The project is funded by.
Some 79 hectares spread across eight panchayats was acquired for the Project; of this, 49 hectares is forest land although largely without forest cover belonging to the Himachal Pradesh state government and some 30 hectares is private land belonging to 141 families comprising 167 landowners. Rampur power plant make-up The Rampur power plant will consist of six vertical axis Francis turbine units of 68. The projects supply power mainly to Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, Jammu and Kashmir, Rajasthan, and Uttarakhand. The contractors working on the civil works of the Project have also been directed to give preferential employment to people from the project-affected area while hiring labor. The Plan will also cover environment-awareness activities, including convincing villagers to grow fodder on their farms in order to reduce grazing pressure on the forests, as well as to switch to solar cookers to reduce their foraging for firewood. Total 206 number of machinery has been deployed for restoration of the roads. The project requires about 81 hectares of land, out of which, 32 hectares is private land and the balance is government owned forest-land.
Sc from Himachal Pradesh University in 1982. It is further entitled to receive electricity under the Gadgil formula as a member of northern grid state. Dr Thakur carried out pioneering research work in standardizing Bumble Bee rearing technology and Artificial insemination honey bee Apis mellifera in India. Whose priorities take precedence in this project? As per the government, State and District Level Emergency Operation Centers are on high alert. Further, Dr Thakur has completed his post-doctorate from Humboldt University, Berlin.
The water is passed down a 15 km head race tunnel with 10. The Rampur Project is expected to generate about 1,770 million units of electricity each year, which will feed into the Indian energy system through the Northern Region Electricity grid and help improve the quality of electrical supply to consumers, especially at peak-load times. Here again, the people have led the local area development exercise, choosing the infrastructure schemes they would like to see implemented in their villages. Do the pros outweigh the cons? This will provide an additional tax benefit of Rs. Located at an elevation of 3,600 metres in a snow adhered region, this was the first hydel project executed for the socio-economic upliftment of the tribals of this area. Once the implementation progress is satisfactory, the assessment will be revised upwards. Himachal Pradesh is entitled to receive 30% of the power generated by the Rampur power plant on a bus bar rate basis, in addition to 12% royalty on the power generated.
It also prevents damage due to monsoon floods. Himachal has enough resources to generate surplus power but, sometimes this is a misconception as in winters the power shortage overshoots ten lakh units per day due to less flow of water in rivers and at the same time increase in lighting and heating load. Twelve percent of the total power generated at the plant will be passed on free to the state of Himachal Pradesh as royalty — the estimated annual value of this is around Rs 530 million. A special package has been worked out for those 35 families who will be left with less than five bighas of land after the project has acquired their land it needs. The Company is helping finance the renovation of the bus-stand at Rampur town; it is also helping build several access roads and bridges and helping improve infrastructure in local schools.
It has brought much-needed development to this remote area even as it feeds low-carbon energy into India's electricity grid, providing power for India's homes, hospitals, schools and businesses. It has been designed to withstand the pressure of the water in the reservoir even during the unlikely event of an earthquake. However, the department said, the number may rise as some of the areas are still inaccessible. Dr Thakur was recently empanelled as a Research Guide in specialized areas related to Agriculture, Plant Protection, Apiculture, Entomology and related subjects by the Indira Gandhi Technological and Medical Science University, Arunachal Pradesh. Due to increased industrialization and rural electrification this figure is expected to rise even further.
The Himachal Pradesh Government -Will receive special discounts and compensations for their investment in the project -For example, the state of Himachal Pradesh will receive approximately 12% of the total power generated by the project free of charge Who Benefits? Each family will also receive a lump sum amount to help them meet the costs of shifting from one house to another. The state is having about twenty five percent of the national potential in this aspect. If a coal or oil-fired thermal plant of the same capacity were to be built instead of the Rampur hydro project, the emission of greenhouse gases would add about 12,000 tons of sulphur oxides, 6,000 tons of nitrogen oxides, and about 2 million tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere each year. The World Bank Group, 13 Sept. Important Questions to Keep in Mind Who specifically benefits from the project? It is a steel-reinforced concrete gravity dam, with its foundations built into an excavation in the bedrock of the river.
Archived from on 27 December 2009. Also, in order to compensate for any adverse impact on the natural biodiversity of the region, the Project is helping the state forest department plant new forest cover and re-develop degraded forests through a Rs 66 million-compensatory afforestation scheme. As it uses de-silted water from the Nathpa Jhakri plant, the Rampur Project will not involve the construction of any dam, or reservoir or de-siltation chamber; nor will any land be inundated for the scheme. The dam holds excess waters during the monsoon and provides a regulated release during the year. From street-lighting, through improved water supply to footpaths and footbridges, the villagers have identified their particular needs which are being funded by the scheme.
Do you consider this as a success? The city is nearby to popular places like , , Green valley Dhar Gaura and Shraikoti to name a few. In the Finance Bill, 2019 the maximum amount of tax rebate under section 87A of the Income Tax Act has been proposed to increase to Rs 12,500 from the existing Rs 2,500. Archived from on 27 December 2009. It has been designed to withstand the pressure of the water in the reservoir even during the unlikely event of an earthquake. Please review and accept these changes below to continue using the website. Uttaranchal Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited.