International companies will require time to understand India’s supply chains and how to meet growing demand of coal, following opening up of the Indian coal sector to foreign direct investment, feels World Coal Association.
Anticipating high demand for power in the ensuing summer, the power utilities in the State are exploring ways to stock necessary coal by importing, procure power from central generating stations and gas generators, and generate hydel power to ensure uninterrupted power.
Air quality in the capital deteriorated to “very poor” level on Sunday from “poor” a day before, with experts warning that the city could again suffer “severe” air quality by Tuesday due to a rise in the share of pollutants from stubble burning in neighbouring states, falling temperatures and calm nighttime conditions.
The Minister of Coal and Mines Pralhad Joshi on 7th November 2019 announced 300 per cent hike in ex-gratia payment for fatal coal mines accidents, increasing the amount from Rs 5 lakh to Rs 15 lakh
"Delhi has seen this problem of air pollution and smog and the air quality gets worse around November. And, stubble-burning has been a major issue. So, we are looking into ways to bring an innovative technology to address this issue," Gautam Bhattacharyya, Deputy Head of Mission at Swedish Embassy here, said.
Road transport ministry seeks progress report on steps initiated to promote electric vehicles in Chandigarh
The ministry of road transport and highways has asked Chandigarh administration to submit progress report on the steps taken to promote electric vehicles in city. Earlier in August the ministry had asked the Union territory (UT) administration to initiate steps but now the they have sought progress report, a senior UT official said.
Kerala Semi High-Speed Rail project: DGCA gives nod for aerial survey of proposed Thiruvananthapuram-Kasaragod
The Kerala Rail Development Corporation Ltd (KRDCL) has received clearance from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for conduct of aerial survey of the proposed Thiruvananthapuram-Kasaragod Semi High-Speed Rail (SHSR) line.
Big connectivity boost for Delhi Metro commuters! The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is likely to begin the construction work for the much-awaited Delhi Metro Phase 4 project. The new Delhi Metro phase 4 project will open new metro corridors connecting the far-flung areas in the national capital.
India’s offer of seven oil blocks on revamped licence terms attracted just eight bids from state-owned firms including six single bids in the latest licensing round ignored by both private and foreign companies.
Indian Railways goes paperless! RailTel completes phase-I of e-office cloud-enabled software for railways work
Indian Railways goes paperless! RailTel has successfully completed the implementation of phase-I of the NIC e-Office suite. Now, a total of 58 establishments of Indian Railways are adopting paperless work culture.