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EIA - Sankosh Multipurpose Project

EIA - Sankosh Multipurpose Project

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Brief EIA of Sankosh Project on Bramaputra river
Brief EIA of Sankosh Project on Bramaputra river

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Published by: Soundar Rajan on Feb 22, 2013
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EIA of SankoshMultipurpose
Project - India
Submitted byK. Soundarajan
 
Location
The main rock fill dam under the Sankosh Multi-purpose Projectis proposed to be located on river Sankosh, 13 km from theIndo
 – 
Bhutan border near Kerabari in Sarbang subdivision insouthern Bhutan.
The left dam is located near Kalikhola at Indo
 – 
Bhutan border.
The canal proposed under this project will take off from theright bank of the river at the lift dam and would traverse adistance of 13 km in Bhutan before entering India.
 
Characteristics of proposed development in termsof biodiversity
 
The proposed 141.7 km canal will enter India after traversing 13km length in Bhutan.
In India, the proposed canal would traverse through 14.5 km ofcore and 9.35 km of bufferareas of Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR).
The canal would also traverse through Gorumara NationalPark, Jaldapara and Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuaries covering55.25 km of total stretch of forests in North Bengal.
The wildlife habitats
enroute
the canal represent a compositestronghold for Elephant, Tiger, Rhinoceros and also serve as avital corridor for movement of animals between them and alsobetween West Bengal, Assam and Bhutan.

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