Arunachal Pradesh, a state rich in water resources, has a huge potential for cheap and plentiful power. Isolated and one of the least developed states in the country, today it is viewed as the ‘powerhouse’ of the country.
The Dibang Multipurpose Project (DMP) proposed on the Dibang river in Arunachal Pradesh by NHPC Ltd (National Hydro Power Corporation), is slated to be India’s highest dam. A concrete gravity dam that will resist the pressure of impounding water through its own weight, its capacity is 3000 megawatts (MW).
Report on a workshop on Environmental Flows, organised by Aaranyak, at Guwahati, Assam, on 6th May 2012Posted on 10 Sep, 2012 01:54 PM
The ‘Workshop on Environmental Flows’ was organized by Aaranyak and River Research Center (Kerala) and supported by International Rivers, on 6th of May 2012.
Report on Indian Mountain Initiative Sustainable Mountain Development Summit 2 held at Gangtok, Sikkim between May 25-26, 2012Posted on 09 Sep, 2012 03:57 PM
Around 250 delegates from eleven hill states of India along with representatives from Darjeeling hills participated in the two days summit. It was organized by Ecotourism and Conservation Society of Sikkim (ECOSS) jointly with Central Himalayan Environment Association (CHEA).
This video features Sangken, the traditional festival of water marking symbolic purification before the new year in Arunachal Pradesh.
"Resources, tribes and the State" - A report on an international seminar, organized by the Arunachal Institute of Tribal Studies at Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh, in February 2012Posted on 11 Apr, 2012 04:10 PM
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