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NHPC Dulhasti Power Station: Management warns public not to move near Chenab river from Wednesday

Srinagar: The Management of Dulhasti Power Station, NHPC Limited has cautioned general public of Distt-Doda and Kishtwar and Public of village Dul, Benzwar, Cherhar, Bhandarkot, Hasti, Kandani, Prem Nagar & Pul Doda to not to move near River Chenab from Wednesday to Thursday as the gates of Dulhasti Power Station Dam shall be opened for reservoir flushing during this period.
The Dam gates of Dulhasti Power Station will be opened for reservoir flushing on 22.07.2021 (Thursday) from 00:00 hrs to 18:00 hrs, that is, from the midnight of 21.07.2021 to till 6:00 pm on 22.07.2021.
During this period the water level of River Chenab may rise to 2 to 3 meters in the downstream areas of the river. Therefore, the public residing near and in the downstream areas of River Chenab are being cautioned to refrain from moving themselves / their cattle/ Trucks & Tippers near the banks of River Chenab to avoid any mishap and to co-operate for the safety of their lives. Anybody violating the request shall be doing so at his own risk and responsibility and NHPC/Management of Dulhasti Power Station shall not be responsible for consequences thereof.

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