India-Bhutan: Kholongchhu project
Part of: GS Prelims and Mains II – India and its neighbours; International Relations
- India and Bhutan signed pact for first joint hydel project – Kholongchhu project
- It is the first time an India-Bhutan hydropower project will be constructed as a 50:50 joint venture, not as a government-to-government agreement.
Do you know?
- India had committed in 2008 to help Bhutan create a total 10,000 MW of installed capacity by 2020.
- The Kholongchhu project is one of four additional projects agreed to in 2008.