World Bank Permits India To Build Controversial Dams On Pakistani Rivers – Research Snipers

World Bank Permits India To Build Controversial Dams On Pakistani Rivers

As the secretary-level talks between Pakistan and India on Indus Water Treaty concluded, World Bank took the decision to allow India to develop two hydroelectric power projects on tributaries of the Jhelum and Chenab rivers.

Pakistan was not in favor of Kishanganga, and Ratle the two power plants to be developed by India in Jammu and Kashmir. So the concern was raised by Pakistan over establishing these power plants.

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World Bank arranged the 1960 treaty between India and Pakistan, so on this conflict, the decision was also made by World Bank. The neutral organization has now permitted India for the construction of the dams with certain restrictions.  India can construct hydroelectric power facilities on these rivers keeping in mind the restriction given in annexures to the treaty.