The Ministry of Power on Monday (6 November) announced constitution of another independent committee of experts to investigate the causes of the accident —on 1 November at the Unchahar Thermal Power Plant of the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) In Uttar Pradesh, that killed 36 out of 80 people working at the plant at that time.
Nearly 25 years after Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC’s) prime oil fields were privatized, the oil ministry has identified 11 more functional oil and gas fields of the state-run firm for handing over to private firms to raise output.
Known for his unique ways to handle difficult situations, Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Sunday travelled in the Kota Janshatabdi Express and interacted with passengers for improvement of rail services.
On 20 October, Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan visited the house of NALCO officer Jatindra Nayak and his wife Binapani Nayak to have a cup of tea.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart, Shinzo Abe, will be laying the foundation stone for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project on 14 September.
Newly appointed Minister for Railways and Coal, Piyush Goyal, speaking on “India’s Road Ahead” at the Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata spoke of various measures that can be undertaken to improve the latest addition to his portfolio, the railways.
The world’s biggest market for vehicles, China, is planning to ban the production and sale of cars that run on pollution-causing fossil fuel in a major push for production of electric vehicles
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has suggested that the BRICS nations make 10 commitments to play a more effective role in global transformation.
Railways in India were built by the British and the maharajas. Interesting snippets on railways in India, and their history, can be seen here and here
The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh took a major step on Sunday (23 July) that will give a fillip to its goal of providing ‘24/7 power for all’ by 2019.