Shahpur Kandi Dam Agreement
“A historic agreement has been signed between BVR State Secretary Subrahmanyam and his Punjab counterpart Karan Avtar Singh for the implementation of the Shahpur Kandi dam project,” he said. Punjab Minister Capt Amarinder Singh tweeted over the weekend that Punjab and jammu & Kashmir had signed a “historic” agreement on the Shahpur Kandi project, which would be completed within three years and would produce 207 MW of electricity and irrigate 95,000 hectares of land “for our farmers”. Energy Minister Gurpreet Singh Kangar then said shahpur Kandi was as important to Punjab as the Bhakra and Ranjit Sagar dam projects and would allow India to make full use of the water in the Ravi, in line with the Indus Water Treaty with Pakistan. . . .