Link between Dam and Natural disasters – Explained Pointwise

Table of contents: What is Dam? How dams are aiding disasters? Dams aided disasters in the past Vulnerability of Indian dams Government Initiatives to improve dam safety Suggestions to make dams disaster-resilient Rishiganga dam in Uttarakhand was recently destroyed by the Glacial Lake Outburst Flood and intensified the GLOF in the region. This is not … Continue reading “Link between Dam and Natural disasters – Explained Pointwise”

Tapovan Vishnugad Hydropower Project

What is the News? The rescue operations are still undergoing in Uttarakhand from a Tapovam tunnel located at the Tapovan-Vishnugad hydro project.  Facts: Tapovan Vishnugad Hydropower Plant is a 520 MW run-of-river hydroelectric project(See image). It was constructed by National Thermal Power Corporation Limited(NTPC) on Dhauliganga River in Chamoli District of Uttarakhand. The power plant … Continue reading “Tapovan Vishnugad Hydropower Project”

Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | Feb 11, 2021

Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles List of Today’s Factly Articles “Foundational Abilities” of children lost due to closure of schools TIFAC launches SAKSHAM Portal and Seaweed Mission US decides to rejoin “UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC)” Centre’s Powers under “Section 69A of IT Act” Tapovan Vishnugad Hydropower Project Low conviction … Continue reading “Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | Feb 11, 2021”