The draft national policy on wetlands has been strongly opposed by Green Heritage, a conservationist group from North Lakhimpur. This was stated during a media interaction by the group near Satajaan Wetland
The huge untapped natural resources in Arunachal Pradesh when harnessed would make it a front ranking State, Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu said today. Development of hydropower projects alone, for which the State Government has signed MOUs with several CPUs and private players, would generate at least Rs 12,000 crore to Rs 15,000 crore revenue by 2018-20, Khandu told a press conference here.
The State is facing a short supply of around 50 MW of power these days. Assam State Electricity Board (ASEB) Chairman A K Sachan told this newspaper here today that this is due to the rainless condition for the past several days and also due to the defects that have developed in two compressors of the Kathalguri Thermal Power Station of the NEEPCO.