Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi said on Sunday the power plants at Pirpainti in Bhagalpur and Kajra in Lakhisarai, which were initially proposed to be coal-based thermal power plants, would now be solar power plants.
Ahead of the summer vacations, all long-route trains, especially those running towards Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, and Kolkata are packed with passengers.
Deepak Kumar, Chairman, National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), is set to join as Bihar’s Chief Secretary. The Deepak Kumar, who was instrumental in awarding the longest-ever stretch of national highways last year, thinks meeting the ambitious construction target of 6,000 km a challenge.
After completing the job of pending electrification of all inhabited villages in the country, the Centre is now focussing on ensuring power is available in every house under the Saubhagya scheme by the year-end, something that may take yeoman effort to achieve in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.
One person died and two others were injured in a train accident suspected to be caused by Naxals in Bihar’s Lakhisarai town.
First Phase Of Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga Project Likely To Be Completed Before Scheduled Target Of Dec 2018 : GAIL India Ltd.
GAIL (India) Limited has placed pipe laying orders of Rs 780 crs for approx. 530 Kms for pipeline connectivity from Bokaro (in Jharkhand) to Angul (in Odisha) Jagdishpur-Haldia & Bokaro-Dhamra Natural Gas Pipeline (JHBDPL) project. With these awards, major contracts of the project, i.e. pipe supply and laying contract orders for 2200 Kms have been finalized.
Bhim Army sponsored Bharat Bandh against changes in the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act disrupted railway and road traffic in Bihar today.
The Bihar Electricity Regulatory Commission (BERC) today announced an average five per cent power tariff hike for 2018-19 fiscal.
East Central Railways has started testing the first 12000 horse power freight locomotive at the Ministry of Railway-Alstom joint venture factory ‘Madhepura Electric Locomotive Pvt. Ltd.’ in Madhepura, Bihar.
Hardarpur, a sleepy village in the Diara or riverine belt of Bihar, was in news last December when it became the last of the 39,073 revenue villages in the state to get electricity access.