5 mega Hydel power projects scrapped in Sikkim

The State cabinet which met on Saturday at Samman Bhawan here have terminated the memorandum of understanding with five mega hydel power projects proposed in east, west and north districts.
According to an IPR release, the cabinet scrapped the agreements for the 330 Mw Teesta Stage-II and 150 mw Rangma hydro electric power project in North Sikkim. The project scrapped in west district was the 27.5 Mw Kalez Khola hydro electric power project in West Sikkim. Similarly, the memorandum of agreements for the 30 Mw Gnathangchu and 30 Mw Tsanguchu hydro electric power projects were terminated by the cabinet.
The cabinet also sanctioned Rs. 28.87 lakh for procurement of materials for Soreng and Rothak substations and Rs. 32.50 lakh for for refurbishment including augmentation of power supply and distribution system at Tashiding monastery.
Sikkim Express


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