The Ithai barrage of Manipur: To decommission or not

News: Manipur has urged the Central Government to consider the decommissioning of the Ithai barrage. Facts: Ithai barrage:It was constructed in 1983 at the confluence of Imphal River and Tuitha River, south of Loktak Lake as part of Loktak Hydroelectric project. Purpose: To act as an artificial reservoir to maintain sufficient water volume in loktak… Continue reading The Ithai barrage of Manipur: To decommission or not

Development of Loktak Inland Waterways Project in Manipur

News:The Ministry of Shipping have given approval for the development of Loktak Inland Waterways improvement project in Manipur. Facts: About the Project: The project will develop the Inland water transport connectivity in North East States and give a boost to the tourism sector. The project is approved under the Central Sector Scheme(CSS). The project will… Continue reading Development of Loktak Inland Waterways Project in Manipur