Two super thermal power projects with a capacity of 1,320 MW each were approved in Khurja in Uttar Pradesh and Buxar in Bihar. The CCEA approved recommendations of a GoM relating to grant of linkage coal for short-term power purchase agreement and allowed existing coal linkage to be used in case of termination of PPAs due to payment default by discoms and procurement of bulk power by a nodal agency against pre-declared linkages.
The CCEA also gave the go-ahead for construction of Kiru Hydro Electric project (624 mw) by Chenab Valley Power Projects Private Limited in J&K. The project is located on the Chenab river in Kishtwar district.
The Modi cabinet’s decision to set up 50 Kendriya Vidyalayas, which will start functioning from 2019-20 academic session, will cater to one lakh students and help increase the number of central schools to 1,252. Read More
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