MoEF order to Alaknanda Hydro Power Company for causing pollution of river Alaknanda & surrounding environment

MoEF has issued this order on Shrinagar hydro power project being constructed by Alaknanda Hydro Power Company Limited to prevent pollution of Alaknanda river and the surrounding environment.



Whereas, the Ministry of Environment and Forests had issues environmental clearance to the Uttar Pradesh State Electricity Board on 3rd May, 1985 for 200 MW Srinagar Hydroelectric Power Project on river Alaknanda near Srinagar in Garhwal district of Uttrakhand.  Forest clearance was also accorded for diversion of 338.36 ha on 15th April, 1987.