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November 14, 2018, Wednesday

LATEST NEWS UPDATES ON ENERGY AND INFRASTRUCTURE FROM ACROSS THE MEDIA SPACE

UDAY Scheme: Progress Snapshot

UDAY Scheme: Progress Snapshot

As on 30.09.2015 total debt of all State owned DISCOMs was Rs. 3.95 lakh Cr. The 26 states and 1 UT which have joined the UDAY scheme account for total outstanding debt of Rs. 3.82 lakh Cr. Hence, ~97% of the total outstanding debt of all State DISCOMs has been covered under UDAY.

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State Sets Up Power Load Dispatch Centre

State Sets Up Power Load Dispatch Centre

The recently set up state load dispatch centre of the electricity department at Margao is expected to help the department schedule its power consumption more accurately, thereby helping the government save crores of rupees that it would otherwise pay as penalties.

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SJVN Plans 8,950 Mu Generation, Signs Pact With Power Ministry

SJVN Plans 8,950 Mu Generation, Signs Pact With Power Ministry

State-run hydro power producer SJVN Ltd plans generation of 8,950 million units during 2017-18 with an expected sales turnover of 2,120 crore.

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India, EU To Boost Environmental Cooperation

India, EU To Boost Environmental Cooperation

India and the European Union today agreed to strengthen cooperation in the areas of environment, resource efficiency and, circular economy under the EU's Resource Efficiency Initiative (EU-REI) for India.

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Scientists Develop Substance To Kill Water Pollutants Using Solar Power

Scientists Develop Substance To Kill Water Pollutants Using Solar Power

Researchers at the Swansea University in the United Kingdom have developed a new non-toxic substance that can help eradicate harmful synthetic dye pollutants released into water bodies, using solar power.

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New Formula To Protect Fuel Retailer Margins

New Formula To Protect Fuel Retailer Margins

Oil marketing companies (OMCs) such as Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (HPCL), and Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL) are considering a revision in the formula to decide margins of dealers, to insulate them from fluctuations because of daily changes in fuel prices.

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FICCI Lauds Ministry Of Petroleum, Natural Gas, Says Initiatives Will Boost Sector

Lauding the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas over the launch of the Open Acreage Licensing Policy (OALP) and National Data Repository (NDR), the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) on Friday said these initiatives are set to give India's oil and gas exploration a big push.

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Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation To Merge Into ONGC Soon

Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation To Merge Into ONGC Soon

The GSPC (Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation) will soon be merging into ONGC (Oil and Natural Gas Corporation), according to Amalapuram Lok Sabha member Dr P Ravindra Babu. 

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Asia Diesel Margins Climb To More Than 2-month High On India Buying Spree

Asia Diesel Margins Climb To More Than 2-month High On India Buying Spree

Asian diesel margins climbed to their highest in more than two months on Friday as a buying spree from India that began in April and more regional refinery maintenance than usual has tightened supply for the fuel, industry sources said.

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Essar Shipping Bets Big On Captive Cargo; Fleet Renewal

Essar Shipping Bets Big On Captive Cargo; Fleet Renewal

Essar Shipping Ltd (ESL), the logistics arm of Essar Group, is eyeing a 10 per cent growth in cargo handling during 2017-18 at a time when the capacity utilisation levels at shipping lines are low.

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Kandla Port Trust On Expansion Mode; Eyes 180 Mt Capacity By 2020

Kandla Port Trust On Expansion Mode; Eyes 180 Mt Capacity By 2020

In a bid to consolidate its position as one of the largest ports in India, Kandla Port Trust (KPT) is undertaking several measures including expansion of jetties, revision of rentals on storage and achieving higher discharge rates.

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Mitsubishi Electric India Bets Big On Transportation Systems Business

Mitsubishi Electric India Bets Big On Transportation Systems Business

Mitsubishi Electric India is targeting an annual revenue of $170 million (approximately Rs 1,097 crore) from transportation systems in India by 2020.

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GST Rollout: Distributors Of Steel Relieved

GST Rollout: Distributors Of Steel Relieved

Distributors of steel that constitute the secondary and tertiary levels of the steel supply chain are relieved with the GST rollout. However, challenges arising out of the changed method of taxation remain.

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3 Railway Stations In Nagpur Division Go Cashless

3 Railway Stations In Nagpur Division Go Cashless

Giving a fillip to digital India push, three stations of Nagpur Division of Central Railway have started cashless transactions.

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Chennai Court Directs Southern Railways To Make Trains More Disabled-friendly After Petition

Chennai Court Directs Southern Railways To Make Trains More Disabled-friendly After Petition

A city-based court of the state commissioner for the differently abled, has directed Southern Railways and stake-holders to hold a meeting with regard to provision of reasonable accommodation for differently-abled in trains where LHB-type SLRD coaches were not available.

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Alert Gangman Averts Possible Train Accident

Alert Gangman Averts Possible Train Accident

An alert railway gangman averted a possible train accident by spotting two persons who were allegedly removing fish plates from a track near the Ladoowal railway station, about 15 kms from here in Punjab, the police said today.

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Maharashtra: Central Railway Starts Digital Transaction Facility At 15 Stations In Five Divisions

Maharashtra: Central Railway Starts Digital Transaction Facility At 15 Stations In Five Divisions

Following mission Cashless India, Central Railway has started digital transaction facility at 15 stations in five divisions, said a senior official.

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Kolkata: Metro, Banks Eye ATM-Smart Card

Kolkata: Metro, Banks Eye ATM-Smart Card

Metro Railway is in talks with banks for the introduction of ATM cards that would also work as smart cards, allowing people to take rides without purchasing tickets.

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GST: AC Fares in Trains to go up Marginally From Today

GST: AC Fares in Trains to go up Marginally From Today

With the Goods and Services Tax (GST) into effect, rail passengers will have to pay a little more to travel AC and first class.

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Activist’s Text To Prabhu Spurs Toilet Clean-up

Activist’s Text To Prabhu Spurs Toilet Clean-up

If you travel on the Western Railway suburban line, you will observe that repair work is in full swing in station toilets. Much of the credit for this must go to Meena Kaura, an activist from Santacruz.

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Central Railway Train Services Cancelled

Central Railway Train Services Cancelled

FIFTEEN train services were cancelled and 25 partially cancelled on the Central Railway (CR) after a wheel of the engine of train no. 12618, Nizamuddin-Ernakulam Mangala Express, derailed while entering Kalyan station at 2.18 pm on Friday.

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GST An Important Development For Economic Growth: Suresh Prabhu

GST An Important Development For Economic Growth: Suresh Prabhu

Terming the Goods and Service Tax (GST) as an important development for economic growth, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu told the implementation will bring in better tax compliance, improve the tax to GDP ratio.

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Uber Ties Up With Southern Railway in Coimbatore

Uber Ties Up With Southern Railway in Coimbatore

Even as it celebrates two years of services in the city, Uber, today announced a partnership with Southern Railway here.

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