Ministry serves notice over Maheshwar dam

Ministry serves notice over Maheshwar dam
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First Published: Wed, Feb 17 2010. 11 02 PM IST
Updated: Wed, Feb 17 2010. 11 02 PM IST
New Delhi: The ministry of environment and forests has served a show-cause notice over Maheshwar dam, one of the dams in the Narmada Valley. Shree Maheshwar Hydel Power Corp. Ltd has been given 15 days to respond to the ministry’s queries on rehabilitation of oustees and why work should not be stopped. About 500 people from the Narmada valley had visited the ministry, protesting the lack of rehabilitation and resettlement (R&R). The Supreme Court had earlier directed that R&R measures should proceed at the same pace as the dam construction.
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First Published: Wed, Feb 17 2010. 11 02 PM IST