GUWAHATI, Feb 18 – Participants of a meeting on sharing the trans-boundary water information between India and Bhutan, jointly organised by the environment groups Aaranyak, International Rivers and Legal Initiative for Forest and Environment (LIFE) here yesterday, expressed serious concern over the lack of information on the Bhutanese hydropower projects and their downstream impacts on the Indian areas, particularly in its Assam part.

They also formed a core group for undertaking the initial ground work to collect more information on the Bhutanese hydel projects. The group includes representatives from the All Bodo Students’ Union, All Assam Students’ Union, Aaranyak, Kalpavriksh, among others. Read more

Courtesy: The Assam Tribune