The state-owned power major was found to have violated muck disposal site maintenance norms, resulting in damage to the environment.
The government has started the distribution of ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakh each to the kin of those who lost their lives due to the glacial burst in Chamoli.
SDRF removed the debris and slush at the tunnel near Tapovan dam in Chamoli district, following the glacier burst which led to heavy flooding.
They have pressed in four Army columns, two medical teams, one engineering task force to the village. Two more columns have been put on standby.
The study, published in the journal Science Advances in June 2019, shows that glaciers have been losing the equivalent of more than a vertical foot and half of ice each year since 2000.
The sudden flood in the middle of the day in the Dhauli Ganga, Rishi Ganga and Alaknanda rivers -- all intricately linked tributaries of the Ganga -- triggered widespread panic and devastation.
Experts blame it on the lessons not learnt by successive governments, given Uttarakhand’s history of natural disasters.
Chamoli district magistrate has also instructed officials to evacuate people living in villages on the bank of the Dhauliganga River.
More than 150 labourers working at the Rishi Ganga power project may have been directly affected, said State Disaster Response Force DIG Ridhim Aggarwal.