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Government of India
Ministry of Water Resources
28-August-2012 21:1 IST
Terms of Reference to Study in Bangladesh the Impact of Tipaimukh Hydroelectric Project Finalised
In pursuance to the decision taken at the first meeting of the India-Bangladesh Joint Consultative Commission (JCC), held in New Delhi, on May 07, 2012, the first meeting of the Sub-Group on Tipaimukh Hydroelectric Project under the India-Bangladesh Joint Rivers Commission was held in New Delhi on August 27-28, 2012.

Both sides finalized the Terms of Reference under which study in Bangladesh territory to assess the impact of Tipaimukh Hydroelectric Project would be conducted. During the meeting, India restated its offer to Bangladesh to take a stake in the Tipaimukh project and in this context handed over the Detailed Project Report to the Bangladesh delegation. India also reiterated the assurance, given at the highest level, that it would not take steps on the Tipaimukh project that would adversely impact on Bangladesh.