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6 years, 2 rejections later, India’s largest hydro project cleared

The project was rejected twice by the FAC, the original proposal in 2013 and a revised proposal in April.

Held up since 2011, Tawang hydel unit gets MoEF nod

The Tawang project will require diversion of 116 hectares forest land, including 19.6 hectares for underground use.


Biggest hydro project in Arunachal inaugurated by PM,killed by his govt

Of the 25 projects totalling over 11,000 MW allotted to developers in Arunachal Pradesh,construction has not begun on even a single project.

Construction of Navi Mumbai airport set for further delay

Construction of the international airport in Navi Mumbai is set for further delay as a high- level Environment Ministry panel has sought more details from the project proponents about the forest area to be diverted for its execution.

Centre tightens norms for forest project clearance

The Centre has decided not to grant forest clearance to any project without examining the documentary evidence related to settlement of rights of affected families.

‘Go,no go’ gets a solution for now

After months of deadlock,a compromise solution seems to have been reached on the contentious issue of ‘Go/No-Go’ classification of coal-mining areas.


Plan panel’s Montek suggests alternative to ‘go,no go’

But coal minister Sriprakash Jaiswal says it will create one more tier of categorisation without any benefit