Rejected by experts, Dibang hydro project gets green nod

Once built fully, it will wipe clean 4,577 hectares of forest, homeland to a small community of 12,000 Idu Mishmis

Subhayan Chakraborty Business Standard New Delhi

India's largest hydroelectric project has been given all the requisite clearances by the environment ministry in spite of repeated rejections by its own experts. The 3,000-Mw Dibang river valley mega

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First Published: Jun 24 2015 | 1:33 AM IST

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