Power Grid Corporation of India

Since no alternative routes or options could be figured out, the Ministry would be forced to go ahead with the project : Piyush Goyal

by K.K.Aiyamma Responding to Mysore-Kodagu MP Pratap Simha’s letter requesting for a review of the 400Kv Power Line route passing through Coorg, The Ministry of Power, Coal and New and Renewable Energy, Piyush Goyal,. has said that: the controversial project has been reviewed several times by—including the Supreme Court and the National?Green Tribunal (NGT), and since…

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There is tremendous pressure from the Centre to accomplish the project : D K Shivakumar

As per the map supplied by CWS, the trees were to be felled within the designated area(within pink lines). According to the GIS Survey the trees have been felled in other areas(demarcated by the yellow lines). Even after the APCCF and other reports nail them, PGCIL is still in denial By K K Aiyamma There…

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Forest Land allotted to Hydel Power Project illegally, PGCIL fells trees illegally & Forest Bungalow turned into an Arrack Shop

By K.K. Aiyamma Based on Punati Sridhar, Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (APCCF)’s report, the state govt has issued notices to Deputy Conservation of Forests(DCF) of Madikeri & Hunsur asking for an explanation. The inquiry report claims that: 1.  The officials had clandestinely allowed Kodagu Hydel Projects Pvt Ltd to store equipment on two acres of…

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Protest Intensifies as PGCIL turns a deaf ear

Ravi Chengappa(left) and his organisation Kaveri Sene has been instrumental in informing people about the Power line and holding protests against it. As information about the destruction of trees in forests and plantations of Coorg due to the Power Grid Corporation of India‘s efforts to pull high tension power line from Coorg to Kerala – the protest…

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PGCIL ‘hand in glove’ with Timber lobby alleges CWS

Addressing a  press conference at Madikeri on Monday  Col (retd). C.P Muthanna , President of Coorg Wild Life society (CWS) came down heavily on  the Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd., (PGCIL) alleging that PGCIL has been placing advertisements in various news papers regarding the 400 KV Power line through Kodagu, with malafide intent. Col.…

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