Eastern India is likely to garner a substantial part of the Rs 70,000-crore investments expected to be made by the winners of the ninth round of city gas distribution bidding. The government is partially funding the construction of the pipeline to boost gas consumption in the region.
Union Coal Secretary Inder Jit Singh, today visited mines owned by the Central Coalfields Limited (CCL) in Jharkhand’s Ramgarh district today, CCL officials said.
The 44-km long Tori-Shivpur Railway Line facilitates coal transportation from Central Coalfields Limited’s open cast mines Amrapali and Magadh in Jharkhand’s Latehar and Chatra districts respectively. State miner Coal India’s output and shipments jumped to seasonal records in June, buoyed by summer demand from power stations, the company’s biggest customers.
Deep in the jungles of eastern India lies an abandoned power plant, a warning symbol for the $38 billion of additional bad loans which are about to engulf the country’s banks.
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.
Amidst stiff international competitive bidding (ICB), Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has won a Rs.11,700 Crore order for setting up a 3×800 MW supercritical thermal power plant in Jharkhand.
Jharkhand’s first solar museum, set up in a park in the capital’s VIP area six years back at a cost of Rs 3.5 crore crore, lies abandoned these days since none of its key stakeholders, Jharkhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (JREDA) and the forest department, is ready to maintain it.
Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das has directed that a time frame be set for the production of electricity from NTPCPatratu and North Karanpura Power Plant, according an official release here.
Barely 2 per cent of the total railway budget for 2018-19, but Jharkhand’s share rose by 14 per cent compared to that of the previous fiscal, 2017-18.
Adani Power has sought approval from the commerce ministry for setting up of a special economic zone for the power sector in Jharkhand, entailing investment of Rs 15,002 crore.