Report to assess the status of environment & forests clearances of hydropower projects on river Mandakini
A report by MoEF on the environmental impact of Phata-Byung & Singoli-Bhatwari hydro power projects, the Run of the River (RoR) projects on the river Mandakini. Says that fairly large portion of the works have been taken up and it may not be worth to abandon the project and have proposed certain remedial measures to mitigate the damage if caused to the environment and local villagers.
The Phata-Byung and Singoli-Bhatwari hydro power projects which are the subject matter of this report are Run of the River (RoR) projects on the river Mandakini. The series of RoR projects proposed/under construction are an example of cascade development. Electrical energy produced from the water resource is considered to be the clean power as it is non-polluting and renewable in nature. In pursuance to the representation made by complainant to Hon