The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has made a strong pitch before the central electricity regulator seeking that wind developers who have bagged projects at recent bidding exercises and those who go on to win bids in future auctions be accorded “priority” for getting transmission connectivity to the grid.
The Central Railway (CR) has recorded almost 25 per cent increase in the fines imposed on pantry cars in 2017 as compared to last year.
Six national and foreign infrastructure firms are vying to get the contract for redevelopment of the Pune railway station under the ‘Swiss Challenge’ model, the decision on which will be declared in a few months, said officials.
Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Saturday flagged off the extension of the Rourkela-Jammu Tawi-Rourkela Express up to Sambalpur through video conferencing from New Delhi.
The current low tariffs in solar projects are pushing the state governments to rethink the status of all older solar projects. For example, in December 2015, Uttar Pradesh signed various solar projects of total 215 MW capacity with the tariffs ranging between 7.02 per KWH and Rs 8.60 per KWH, while in May this year, a 200 MW solar park was auctioned in Rajasthan at a price of 2.44 KWH.
“The viability of a metro project shouldn’t be measured in purely tangible financial terms of expenditure and income. Factors such as minimisation of mishaps, environment protection due to non-polluting features
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has sought to fast-track key infrastructure projects, including the Char Dham scheme, and reached out to all the stakeholders for quicker clearances.
INDIAN RAILWAYS Passenger Amenities Committee (PAC), which conducted the annual inspection of Chandigarh railway station on Wednesday
Ten years ago, around 280 crore people used the Railways to travel an average of 229 km per year over long distances across cities.
ONE YEAR after Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha directed that records on safety of railway tracks be shared with the Safety Directorate of the Railways