Browsing: Energy

For a water-abundant, power deficit state, energy crisis is seen as the major handicap in the socio-economic developmental deficit. This section offers a detailed narrative of the potential, the assets, the history, the players and the policymaking on the crucial front.

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Altering Ratle

An 850-MW power project within less than three-km radius is a prized possession. After state government experimented with the Chenab…

Energy
Roshni Blackened

NC devised a controversial scheme aimed at selling state land to the people who had encroached upon and generate a…

Energy
Transmission Tales

In order to ensure that the existing fragile and inadequate power transmission system to Kashmir has a back-up, a REC…

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Kinetic Khan

After being the longest-serving chief executive of J&K Bank and making it state’s first and the only listed company, Muhammad…

Energy
Problem Power

Kashmir’s energy crisis remains unchanged as only transmission and not generation and distribution witnesses any major shift, reports Tasavur Mushtaq…

Energy
Powerful Decisions

Last week, J&K government’s decision-making in power sector created lot of news. But one decision envisaging non entertaining lot of…

Energy
Gambling with Ganderbal

As Kashmir is desperate for some light to improve its energy deficit, a controversy was crafted to delay implementation of…

Energy
The tiger returns

In the 2010 summer, the coalition government presided over a new law that made using water for power generation an…

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Electrifying Ambitions

After three decades of struggle with the system Naseer is happy to put Kashmir on transformer manufacturing map. Shakir Mir…

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Engaging NHPC

As certain information about NHPC’s operation in J&K were revealed through an RTI, Kashmir is back to its energy debate,…

Banking
Paupers’ Prize

Water-abundant and energy- deficient J&K’s first major leap into the lucrative energy sector was in 1999, when the resource-scarce government…

Energy
The Overseas Battle

As hundreds of workers were busy burrowing tunnels and laying tons of concrete in the Baglihar gorge, diplomats and water…

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Celebrating Baglihar?

Kashmir was subcontinent’s second place after Mysore that had access to hydropower, albeit limited to the Palace at Zabarwan Hills…

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Engineering Enigma

The narrow gorge that houses J&K’s most modern dam continuously surprised the people tasked to tame the ferocious Chenab in…

Business
Big Brother Around

After taking off from Salal, NHPC emerged as India’s hydropower behemoth but could never disconnect itself from J&K. Even in…

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