New Delhi: State-owned NTPC has sought the advise of consultancy arm of Coal India, CMPDIL, to surrender its two coal blocks as the mines were discovered to be economically and technically unviable.
The state of Gujarat has taken the lead in reducing cost of electricity to consumers by taking advantage of the flexibility granted by the Centre in utilisation of domestic coal, a move that would also help fuel-starved private generating stations start operations and repay loans, potentially providing relief to the banking system reeling under bad loans.
The deal with regard to buying JSPL’s 1,000 MW power plant in Chhattisgarh is on track and is likely to close by June next year, JSW Energy has said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUJ) would be partly funded by the District Mineral Foundation (DMF) money in Chhattisgarh.
NMDC Ltd has recorded production of 3.66 million tonnes of iron ore from its mines in Chhattisgarh as on May 31, 2017, the company informed BSE in its filing.
State-run iron ore producer NMDC Ltd has received the green nod for setting up of Rs 1,095 crore iron ore beneficiation plant at Dantewada district, Chhattisgarh.
The public hearing held for getting consent from local community for the expansion of bauxite mine of Vedanta-controlled Bharat Aluminium Company (Balco) evoked mixed response.
State-run power giant NTPC today said its board has approved investment of Rs 3,004 crore for Talaipalli Coal Mining Project which has an estimated 18 million tonnes per annum capacity in Chhattisgarh.
India’s largest and state-owned electricity transmission company Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (PGCIL) today said it has started the commercial operation of its 800 Kilovolt HVDC Champa-Kurukshetra Pole I project.
Revenue Minister Prem Prakash Pandey informed Chhattisgarh Assembly on Thursday that a total of 288.81 hectares of land was acquired in 2001 for NMDC Ltd’s upcoming steel plant at Nagarnar