Centre signs pact with 5 States on Renuka dam

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Centre signs pact with 5 States on Renuka dam

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The Centre has signed an agreement with the chief ministers of Haryana, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan for the construction of a multipurpose dam

Important Facts

  1. The Renuka dam project has been conceived as a storage project on the Giri River (a tributary of the Yamuna) in the Upper Yamuna basin, Sirmaur district of Himachal Pradesh.
  2. The project is proposed to be executed by Himachal Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd.
  3. The live storage of the Renukaji Multi-Purpose Project is 0.404 million acre-foot and it would ensure supply of 23 cubic metres per second water to the basin states.
  4. The project will also generate 40 MW of power.

 

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