Uttar Pradesh energy minister Shrikant Sharma on Wednesday ordered a special audit of financial transactions of all the five distribution companies on the complaints received from people’s representatives, contractors and others about corruption with regard to purchases and payments.
Three people have been trapped in a coal mine in Kulti. Rescue operation is currentlu underway. According to locals, the incident occurred on Sunday late at night when four people tried to dig the mine illegally, of which three got trapped in it.
The UP Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has proposed new standards of performance (SOPs) for discoms that will be liable to pay a fine to consumers if they fail to deliver a service within a time frame or a consumer suffers due to poor quality of service, like high or low voltage.
Recently I was in the Baramulla district in north Kashmir as part of the NITI Aayog’s Aspirational Districts Programme for evaluating the implementation of developmental schemes. During my interaction with the beneficiaries of the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) programme
Union railways minister Piyush Goyal had announced the NDA government’s plans of providing rail connectivity from Kashmir to Kanyakumari by 2022 at the inauguration of the Vande Bharat Express.
A special train on the Shimla-Kalka heritage route has been drawing a lot of attention. Scores of tourists have been taking this train to visit Shimla. A senior official of the Kalka railway station said, “Despite have the most expensive train on the track, the train is attaining 100% occupancy.”
Sometime in the afternoon on September 29, the Lilagar river, usually a calm tributary of the Mahanadi but at the time in spate for days following heavy monsoon rains, changed course and broke through an embankment to flood a Coal India mine in Chhattisgarh’s Dipka.
After three missed deadlines, the Indian Railways finally placed all the six steel frame girders on the Delhi Rewari railway track to join the two approach roads to the flyover that’s being constructed at the railway crossing on Bajghera road.
A fly ash dyke of a power plant of the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) at Singrauli developed a breach on Sunday evening resulting in spillage of fly ash that affected at least 30 acres of land while 15 cattle were reported missing, said police.
A new clean energy initiative with investment opportunities for a broad range of resources, such as natural gas and batteries, will be launched by India and the US during the visit of a top American official this week.