A massive network of pipelines is being built for transportation of natural gas to various corners of the country for promoting gas-based economy. The Centre will invest Rs 70,000 crore in the first phase to spread gas pipeline across
India is expected to commission a major hydropower project in Bhutan in the coming weeks, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale said on Tuesday. Delivering a speech on India-Bhutan relations, the top diplomat said cooperation in the hydropower sector
Bangladesh will scrap plans to build additional floating liquefied natural gas import (LNG) terminals in favour of land-based stations, a senior government official said.
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.