Uttarakhand to probe NTPC project role in sinking of Joshimath

Following an Uttarakhand cabinet meeting, chief secretary SS Sandhu said on Friday that “eight institutes are studying the reasons behind land subsidence in Joshimath and the role of NTPC’s Tapovan-Vishnugad project is included in their probe.” Sandhu added: “We will act on the basis of the report. All work at the NTPC tunnel is closed till further orders.”