Category: West Bengal Hydel Projects
West Bengal government is planning to set up 4 x 15 MW Kalimpong hydro electrical project . The project involves constructing a dam across Bari Rangit river about 400 m upstream of its confluence of river Teesta. The height of the proposed dam will be 37 meter from river bed. The project is expected to submerge 240 ha of forestland and on this 40 % of land is in WestBengal and 60% is with Sikkhim for which no agreement so far has been made with the state govt. EIA report is yet to be made and other statutory clearance are awaited.