Now tankers carrying bulk LPG from Bangladesh will be allowed to enter India and supply LPG to Bishalgarh bottling plant in Tripura. The road transport ministry has relaxed norms for the vehicles registered in Bangladesh to ply in India
Darjeeling is soon to get connected with Bangladesh via a rail link.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday described the cooperation between India and Bangladesh as an example for the world as he jointly inaugurated the construction of a 130-kilometre friendship pipeline project and two railway projects with his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina.
Even as the Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC), along with its partner NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam (NVVN), is gearing itself to supply power to Bangladesh, where it recently won a supply contract of 300 megawatt (Mw) of power for a 15-year time period, both are headed to be drawn into a legal battle on the same.
In a case of domestic coal being utilised for feeding power into a neighbouring country, India has allowed NTPC-Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) combine to export 300 megawatt (Mw) power each, on long-term and short-term basis to Bangladesh.
State-owned power generator NTPC will earn Rs 18,343 crore over 15 years through 2033 by selling electricity to Bangladesh, said power and renewable energy minister R K Singh.
Electricity-starved Bangladesh has hit upon a novel model that involves wheeling power from projects being set up in India across the fuel sources to help meet its energy demands, said a top official in the Sheikh Hasina-led government.
Construction work for Bangladesh’s second nuclear power plant will start soon with the Bangladesh Atomic Energy Regulatory Authority (BAERA) granting licence to the Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission, said ASE Group of Companies, a part of Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corp (Rosatom).
Infrastructure company GPT Infraprojects today said its joint venture has won a Rs 245.33-crore project for construction of a rail line related to a nuclear power plant in Bangladesh. In the GPTSEL-CCCL JV, the company said its share is Rs 83.41 crore.
The Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) in Bangladesh has the potential to re-energise India-Russia cooperation and significantly enhance India’s geopolitical clout and standing in the nuclear community.