ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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CHINA- A New Kind of Power

CHINA A New Kind of Power Harish Chandola SOME 56,000 small and medium- sized hydro-electric power stations have been built in the countryside of China over the last 10 years. Hydroelectric power stations, so constructed in 1975 alone, equal the number put up over 17 years before the Cultural Revolution, By involving hundreds of millions of Chinese peasants in their construction, these power stations have considerably changed the life in the countryside. And, of course, by the electricity they have brought, they have enlivened the political and cultural life even in remote villages and outlying mountain areas. Furthermore, the power thus available has played an important part in the building up of socialist, large-scale, agriculture.

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