Posts Tagged ‘ Uttarakhand ’

Agro-Forestry: A Futuristic Solution In Mountains!

Aug 19th, 2011 | By
Dr. Shalini Dhyani

Shalini Dhyani: With depletion of agricultural lands due to shift in monsoon patterns, landslides, run off, regular leaching of nutrients, and drying up of natural springs and lack of irrigation facilities has resulted into uneconomical agriculture in the mountain regions of India. Most of the villages in mountains are witnessing migration at a very large

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World Bank inks $648 million loan for Indian hydropower project

Aug 12th, 2011 | By

EcoSeed: The World Bank has signed a $648 million loan agreement with Tehri Hydro Development Corp., a joint venture corporation focused on developing, operating and maintaining hydro projects in India, for a 444 megawatt run-of-river hydropower project. The bank’s loan will help finance the construction of the Vishnugad Popalkoti Hydro Electric Project on the Alaknanda

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