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New hydropower policy could be last chance for revival of neglected sector

The policy, announced just before the election dates were declared, offers hope for this neglected sector

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Lok Sabha Elections 2019  |  Hydropower Sector  |  Hydro Power Projects

Jyoti Mukul 



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Six days before the dates for the general elections were announced, the government announced a policy that had gone through years of debate. The last-minute passage of the policy together with approvals for four power projects worth Rs 31,000 crore could be seen as an effort to revive the power sector and help India meet its climate change targets, since will be counted as .

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First Published: Tue, April 09 2019. 21:14 IST

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