NHPC deposits Rs 101.09 cr water usage charges
Srinagar, July 30: The National Hydro Electric Power Corporation (NHPC) has deposited an amount of Rs 101. 09 crore with the State Government on account of water usage charges at two of its hydel projects in the state, an official spokesman said.
“The company has deposited water usage charges of Rs 80.57 crore for Salal hydel project and Rs 20.52 crore for Dul Hasti hydel project in Jammu province for the last quarter of the financial year ending March 31, 2011,” he said.
The company, he said, had committed to the State Government last month that it would pay the water usage charges levied to it as per the Water Resources Act-2010.
It may be recalled that as per the provisions of JK Water Resources Act-2010, every company harnessing water resources in the State has to pay user charges to the State Government for the same.
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