A project with innovative financing plan has been launched at Karnal in Haryana, 100 Kms from Delhi, to help the National Capital breathe easy by turning 40,000 tonnes of paddy straw a year from 20,000 acres of farm land into bio-gas that can be used for running tractors and farm equipment at 40% lesser cost than diesel.
IRCTC (Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation) will launch its first Buddhist Circuit train on October 19, 2019. It will take tourists to all the prominent sites related to Gautam Buddha in India and Nepal. This is quite an interesting tour planned by the Indian Railways for those interested.
After ordering vigilance inquiry into tenders for various power transmission and distribution projects, UP energy minister Shrikant Sharma on Wednesday ordered a special audit of finance department of all distribution companies.
The Indian railways, considered to be one of the top five railway networks in the world, is changing track. Recently, IRCTC, a subsidiary of the Indian Railways began operating the New Delhi-Lucknow Tejas Express, thus marking a beginning of the mega proposal to introduce at least 150 trains as private services.
Following annual ratings conducted by the Union Ministry of Power (MoP), two of the three power distribution companies in the state — Poorv Kshetra Vidyut Vitaran Company and Madhya Kshetra Vidyut Vitaran Company — have emerged among the ‘worst performing’ in a list of 41 discoms across 22 states.
Eight road-owning agencies under state governments on Monday signed MoUs with NHAI, paving way for allowing use of FASTags to pay toll charges even on state roads. The government has named this initiative as “One Tag One Nation”
Both Punjab and Haryana power utilities improved their ratings as compared to the last year and are now covered under A grade for their high operational and financial performance capabilities.
A five-member empowered group of secretaries (EGoS) has been constituted by the Railway Board to speed up the clearance of world-class station projects in various parts of country, said Northern railway general manager T P Singh, who was here for a golf tournament, on Friday.
The Union urban affairs ministry and Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) board approved the Metrolite corridor between Kirti Nagar and Dwarka Sector 25 Exhibition-cum-Convention Centre, which will act as a feeder line for the metro network.
Union minister Nityanand Rai launched a website and a mobile application on Thursday to facilitate the railway police in addressing complaints of passengers from across India and crime detection by integrating the criminal database online.