More than 3,000 families to be moved from area for Roghun reservoir soon
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“In all, we have to relocate 40 villages, totaling 4,700 families, from the area for the Roghun reservoir to other districts of the country,” said the minister, “More than 3,000 other families will be relocated to mountain areas of the Nourobod district.”
Besides, the ministry has submitted a three-year program for resettlement of 3,019 families for consideration to the government, Zuhurov added.
Government plans to allocate some $150 mln for Roghun hydroelectricity project this year
According to him, this year’s budget also earmarks 30 million somoni for implementation of other energy projects. “20 million somoni will be allocated for construction of the Sangtuda-2 hydropower plant and 10 million somoni are intended for construction of small power plants and conducing feasibility study for construction of the Shurob HPP,” the minister said.
In all, 1.073 billion somoni are earmarked by the national bank for 2010 for enhancement of the country’s energy sector, he added.