THE RAILWAYS has launched a crackdown on what senior officials believe is “fake data” being recorded in its systems over the years by staff, leading to under-reporting of inefficiencies.
STATE ENERGY Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule has embarked on an ambitious campaign to provide electricity connections to each household in Maharashtra.
A severe shortage of coal, caused primarily due to non-availability of railway rakes, has emerged as a major hurdle for the newly-established Bongaigaon Thermal Power Station (BTPS) of the public sector giant National Thermal Power Corporation’s (NTPC), especially with its third unit ready for commissioning.
Economist Bibek Debroy, chairman of the Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council, has struck a note of caution on government plans for electrification of the entire network of Indian Railways and replacement of its diesel fleet.
Moving beyond conventional techniques, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) plans to introduce carbon dioxide injection in its Gandhar field to recover an extra 20 million barrels of crude oil under the enhanced oil recovery (EOR) programme which is being undertaken to improve India’s energy security.
At a time when the Central government is battling the problem of low coal stocks in over 50 power plants in the country, a study by Coal India Ltd (CIL) has listed out the headwinds impacting the coal sector.
Eastern Railway will run a special train from Budge Budge to Sealdah on February 19 to mark the 122nd return day of Swami Vivekananda from Chicago where the monk had delivered a historic lecture, railway sources said on Tuesday.
Using toilets at railway stations could soon be cheaper or even free at smaller railway stations, according to a new proposal by the Railway Board.
Union Minister Manoj Sinha on Saturday assured the people of Odisha that there will be no fund constraint for development of railways in the state.
The Union Budget 2018 focusses primarily on rural infrastructure development, agriculture, promoting growth of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises as well as improving connectivity across the country.