Govt committed to harness hydro potential of JK: Lone

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JAMMU: Minister for Science and Technology Sajad Gani Lone on Friday informed the Legislative Assembly that government is committed to harness the available hydro potential of the State by building micro, mini and small projects in a systematic manner.
He said 35 such projects have been identified and awarded to various Independent power Producers under “Hydel Policy 2011” adding that these are at different stages of implementation.
Replying to a Question by Daleep Singh Parihar, Lone said that in addition, 13 more such projects are proposed to be constructed under Prime Minister’s Development Plan (PMDP) and their completion is targeted by 2021-22.