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Kishanganga Project of NHPC distributes aid to nearby villages

Kishanganga Project of NHPC  distributes aid to nearby villages

Excelsior Correspondent
SRINAGAR, Apr 20: Kishanganga Hydroelectric Project, Bandipora (J&K) of NHPC Limited, conducted a programme  under its CSR-SD initiatives undertaken during the year 2016-17 and  distributed cheques amounting Rs  9,73,000/- to 43 terminally ill patients  of nearby villages of the Project.
In addition to above, distribution of 345 numbers of Polygreen Houses has been started to the nearby villagers of Check, Kralpora, Mantrigam and  Chandji.  The above programme was conducted  under  the chairmanship of  Sajad Hussain Ganie, Deputy Commissioner, Bandipora in presence of   S H  Zargar, General Manager, Kishanganga HE Project.
S H Zargar  informed that around Rs 6 crore of budget has been sanctioned under CSR-SD Scheme  by NHPC in the year 2016-17 to carry out various activities like distribution of Solar Lamps, Solar Lights, Polygreen house and medical aids etc  to the nearby villages of Kralpora, Check, Mantrigam and Chandji.
Besides, under R&R Plan,  Rs  46 crore have  been funded under LADA,  which includes 150 bedded hospital, presently under construction at Sanarwani at a cost of Rs 18 crores and  providing of Sub-Station worth Rs 2 crores to Kralpora village and water supply scheme to the nearby  villages besides  other infrastructure works.
Further, NHPC has agreed for funding to the tune of Rs  134 crore for protection works of Madhumati and Boniyar nallah.  General Manager, NHPC on this occasion solicited the wholehearted cooperation of District Authorities for quick implementation of CSR and LADA schemes in the project area and assured that NHPC is committed to the development of surrounding areas of Kishanganga Project.

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