SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir’s Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha Wednesday said despite threats from Pakistan, the Federal Cabinet under Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the 850 MW Rattle power project which will be commissioned in five years.
“Let me announce here that the Union cabinet that met under the chairmanship of PM Modi granted sanction to the 850 MW Rattle power project worth Rs 5822 Crore. The project will be commissioned in five years,” the LG Sinha told media persons during a press conference in Jammu.
He said that the Rattle power project has been approved despite threats from Pakistan that it would take the issue to the International Court and the World-Bank.
He said the project will create 4000 jobs directly and indirectly to the local youth of Jammu and Kashmir, the LG Sinha said.