The National Green Tribunal (NGT) panel headed by BP Katakey will hold the second meeting on coal auction on July 26 In Guwahati. Earlier on July 12, the committee held a preparatory meeting in Shillong to work out the modalities for coal auction by Coal India Ltd.
The National Gas Grid Pipeline is being extended to Guwahati in Assam through an intermediate spur line from Barauni in Bihar to Guwahati and the Gas Pipeline construction work is being carried out by GAIL India Limited.
The Union Railway Minister, Piyush Goyal on Saturday said that Tetelia – Byrnihat new railway line would be ready soon while making a review of railway projects in Northeast here.
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will provide Rs 315 crore for the project for renovation and modernisation of the Umiam-Umtru Stage III hydroelectric power station in Meghalaya.
The work on country’s longest rail-road bridge (4.94 km) at Bogibeel in Dibrugarh in Assam over the mighty Brahmaputra River is going on in full steam with a target for completion at the earliest before the end of the year, a source in the railway said.
The N F Railway Construction Organization has met its target through completion of all the projects it set out to do within the year 2017-18. It has recently commissioned three important targeted works of BG doubling project in existing single line thereby thus enhancing the line capacity of existing route tremendously.
Railways is embarking on a massive programme to ensure safety of the entire network and there is no constraint of budget when it comes to safety of passengers, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said on Friday.
Confronted with considerable jump in power demand, the various hydro-based projects will not be able to meet the base load requirement even with the commissioning of two new hydro projects in March 2018.
State-run ONGC has rescinded the initial pacts for outsourcing production from its ageing fields in Gujarat and Assam to international service providers Schlumberger and Halliburton after the oil ministry objected to the contract being handed over without bidding.
The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) Ltd. has pledged Rs. 50 lakh for beautification and up-keep of Kokrajhar railway stations under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).