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Construction of Dams and Power Stations

Uttarakhand Center

 Srinagar Hydel Power Project, Theri district.

 Cement and sand dumped on farmers' fields.

 Temporary concrete factory.

 Fifty families lost their private lands for this construction.

 Explosives for the blasting of the tunnels.

 Construction test tunnel from Pala village to Maneri.

 Local daily workers.

Go to next page: photo series about hydro power stations
Go to: overview photo series about dams, tunnels and power stations
See also: Himalayan Waters - problems and solutions (documentary, 14 minutes)

Photos: HPSS, Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand and Jasper Korff - Creative Commons