Kopili project clears another hurdle
The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) of the Union Ministry of Power has accorded concurrence to the detailed project report (DPR) of the 120-MW Lower Kopili Hydroelectric (HE) Project at an estimated cost of Rs 1,115.91 crore prepared by the Assam Power Generation Corporation Ltd (APGCL).
According to an APGCL press release here on Tuesday, the Lower Kopili HE Project is a downstream development of the existing Kopili HE Project. The project is planned to be developed as a storage one and it is located within the territories of both the Karbi Anglong and Dima Hasao districts of the State.
It is planned to be run at full potential in monsoon season and to operate as a peaking station in the lean season. The project will have a 70.13 metre high gravity dam across the river Kopili at Longku.
Mizoram House pays tributes to Kalam
AIZAWL, Oct 7 – The Autumn session of Mizoram Assembly which began here on Tuesday paid rich tributes to former President APJ Abdul Kalam who died in Shillong on July 27.
Members from all parties in the House recalled the great services rendered by Kalam to the country both as a scientist and as President and observed a minute of silence as a mark of tribute to him.
Dainik Janambhumi News Paper 8/10/2015 : http://dainikjanambhumi.co.in/08102015/index.php