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.
State urban development minister CP Singh emphasised on promoting solar power generation in the state as conventional methods were polluting the environment.
Madhu Koda, former Jharkhand Chief Minister, has been held guilty in a coal scam case by a special court. Along with Koda, ex-coal secretary H C Gupta has also been declared guilty of corruption and other charges in the case. Other
Railway employees recovered an improvised explosive device (IED) from a railway station in Latehar district in Jharkhand on Friday night, in an apparent bid by Maoists to blow up an express train.
A bitter political spat involving the Centre and the states of West Bengal and Jharkhand has forced power utility Damodar Valley Corp. (DVC) to abandon its plan to sell a 1,200-megawatt (mw) plant to a proposed joint venture with NLC India Ltd (formerly Neyveli Lignite Corp.), putting at risk Rs21,000 crore of long-term loans that it is struggling to repay.
A special court will pronounce on December 13 its verdict in a coal scam case against former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda, former Coal Secretary H C Gupta and others.
India-based solar firm Azure Power is expanding into rural electrification via mini and micro grid development in the East Indian state of Jharkhand.