The move to double the electrification capacity of the transmission line follows demands for introduction of additional trains for this area to serve the local people, the ever increasing tourists desiring to visit the area and the traffic originating to/from Ports.
Vanchi-Maniyachchi- Nagercoil via Tirunelveli is an important trunk route serving Southern end of Tamil Nadu and Kerala. The section is heavily passenger oriented which also serve the goods traffic from nearby ports.
Considering the increase in future demand in the southern end of Tamil Nadu and Kerala, the Centre on Wednesday approved a Rs 1000 crore project for doubling the railway line capacity between Vanchi-Maniyachchi- Nagercoil via Tirunelveli.
In 2014, the new Indian government declared its intention to achieve 100 Smart Cities. In promoting this objective, it gave the example of a large development in the island city of Mumbai, Bhendi Bazaar.
Just months after launching an audacious raid to buy into rival London miner Anglo American, Vedanta Resources is betting on gold, an area which is relatively new for the Anil Agarwal-promoted company.
Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday presided over the signing of Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) for the purchase of 1050 MW wind power under the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE)?s first Wind Auction Scheme here.
The Business Transfer Agreement (BTA) will pave the way for transforming Kota to a smart city by providing clean energy to boost up industrialization and setting up CNG corridor between Kota & Jaipur and Kota – Baran – Jhalawar besides providing green energy to the industrial clusters at Baran – Jhalawar adjoining areas of Kota.
In a significant step towards making Rajasthan a key base for setting retail gas infrastructure and opening CNG corridors connecting key cities, a Business Transfer Agreement (BTA) has been signed between RSGL and GAIL Gas Ltd on Tuesday.
The two new strategic oil facilities announced at Odisha and Rajasthan are in addition to the three facilities that already exist in the country as underground storages in rock caverns at Visakhapatnam (1.33 million tonnes), Mangalore (1.5 MT) and Padur (2.5 MT).
Union petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan said the move to create two new strategic oil storage will enhance India’s energy security “taking our strategic reserve capacity to 15.33 MMT.” This, he said, will increase India’s oil storage capacity to meet the consumption requirement of about 90 days which is at par with the international benchmarks.