“It Would Have Lit Up Our Lives”

In Kashmir, micro hydel power projects constructed under an army funded scheme are mostly non functional. In 2006, two micro hydel power projects were constructed in Raithan Budgam, Kashmir. These power projects, each with a production capacity of 5KW, were aimed at providing electricity to 600 inhabitants in this remote area of Kashmir who are cut off from the electricity network in winter.

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