Jorethang Loop HEP

Jorethang Loop HEP

Environment

Jorethang Loop HEP is a run-of-river scheme with minimal storage of 0.63 MCM and no people rendered homeless or landless. The submergence area that will be created due to the construction of the diversion structure is only 14.48 ha (at FRL), none of which comes under private land or renders anyone homeless or landless.

The Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India accorded final environmental clearance to the Jorethang Loop Hydro-electric Project on 26 July 2006. The Forest Clearance for the project was received on 28 May 2008.
An amount of INR 38 Million has been allotted for implementation of the tasks as detailed in the Environmental Management Action Plan which shall be used primarily for the following tasks:
• Catchment Area Treatment Plan
• Greenbelt creation around the reservoir area
• Biodiversity Conservation Works
• Development of Fisheries
• Establishment of two primary health centers
• Solid Waste Management
• Provision for Fuelwood and Energy conservation methods
• Stabilization and re-vegetation of dumping sites
• Landscaping of construction sites

Six Monthly Environment Compliance Reports:
• Nov 2017 (PDF Link)
• May 2017 (PDF Link)
• Nov 2016 (PDF Link)
• Nov 2015 (PDF Link)
• May 2015 (PDF Link)
• Nov 2014 (PDF Link)
• May 2014 (PDF Link)
• Dec 2013 (PDF Link)
• May 2013 (PDF Link)
• Nov 2012 (PDF Link)
• May 2012 (PDF Link)