PDF | Seminar Presentation. Analysis of the views of Pakistan and India on Kishanganga Dam based on Indus Waters Treaty. The construction and official inauguration of Kishanganga dam is a violation of Indus Pakistan cries foul over India’s bid to inaugurate Kishenganga dam. Background. India began construction of the US$ million Kishanganga hydroelectric project (KHEP) in The Kishanganga, as the river.

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Comments 55 Closed Popular Newest Oldest. So now you dont want best for them?? If Kishanganga River flows through AJK before entering the India-held region of Gurez, why don’t we build a power generation dam before the river briefly meanders into Indian held area and returns again to Pakistan? Pakistan should build a dam to divert the water going to Indian side before re-entering into Pakistan. In AugustPakistan asked the World Bank to appoint a court of arbitration to review the designs of Kishanganga and another project on the Chenab, called Ratle.

Kishanganga Hydroelectric Plant

InPakistan took the matter to the Permanent Court of Arbitration at Kisbanganga Hague, which stayed the project for three years.

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Fast track all you want. Pakistan-India should settle down their disputes by discussion between themselves.

We control the regional cross roads. Pakistani nationals should welcome it. After the power plant, water is discharged through a tail race channel into Wular Lake. As the draw down flushing to remove the sediment from the reservoir is not permitted, initially the sediment accumulation in reservoir would be at faster pace.


December 31, Economic direction? The tests revealed high concentration of dissolved solids and unsafe alkaline levels in the water. Dawood China tried but they had to back track as river they tried blocking also flows into Bangladesh. Construction on the project began in and was expected to be complete in After India announced last month that it was commissioning all three units at Kishanganga, Pakistan wrote to the World Bank demanding that it ensured India abided by the treaty.

But, India says the project design was well within parameters of the treaty.

In Kishanganga dam security, more than Pakistan shelling, sabotage a concern

To do so, it will transfer the water from the Gurez Valley back into mainland Kashmir, instead of allowing it to flow into Pakistan. Which stories saw the the biggest audience in the last 12 months? The dam will divert Jhelum waters to an underground power house. Beyond that time there is no binding on any country.

An Army camp lishanganga on the LoC is nearby, providing an added layer of overall defence for the dam. Bhola Bhala India does not honour any of its signed commitments, UN Kashmir resolution, Nehru promise of Kashmir plebiscite, Simla agreement violated by siachen incursion, Indus water treaty WB as guarantor agreement.

India has refuted these claims and has maintained that the differences are due to the design of the dam and hence the matter should be addressed to a “neutral expert”, the report said. Bangladesh is never short of water,infact it suffers from flooding kishangahga alternate year. Trio accused in JIT report reject findings, claim innocence. The Kishanganga dam has a pondage ksihanganga about 7 million cubic metres, but how this will translate into water flow will depend on the extent of damage to the dam, and consequently, the time it would take for it to flow out.


However, even assuming that the dam kishanvanga targeted, shelling from across the LoC does not pose a real danger, officials said. Retrieved 2 November Seriously, this enmity is not leading us anywhere but could emanate catastrophic results for general public on both sides.

In all, 18 shells fell from across the LoC, just a kilometre away over the hills, on both sides of the dam, which was then close to completion.

As for the other parts of the project, the tunnel is bored deep in the mountains, and transports the water of the Kishanganga to an underground power station in Bandipora in the Kashmir Valley. Following sustained protests by villagers in dsmthe hydrology department of NIT conducted tests in the area and stated pollution had caused chemical disturbance in the water around the project site.

This page was last edited on 24 Decemberat Please support us by taking a moment to turn off Adblock on Dawn. Pakistan has alleged that the construction of the Kishanganga dam over the waters flowing in the western rivers is a violation of Indus Water Treaty as it alters the course of the river but also depletes the water level of vam flowing into Pakistan.

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