The Ministry of Environment and Forests has granted environmental clearance for pre –construction activities to the proposed 300 MW Jispa hydro power electric project located in tribal district of Lahul & Spiti. It is learned that Ministry has referred comprehensive terms of reference for the Environmental Impact Assessment and Environmental Management Plan studies to the developer HPPCL. EIA/EMP reports will be made in accordance with the conditions prescribed by the committee.

Mohan Lal Relingpa