Power consumers in city have a reason to cheer

Power consumers in city have a reason to cheer

The next power bills will bring relief to consumers as the Electricity Department has decided to pass on the benefit of less fuel and power purchase cost adjustment (FPPCA) charges to them. The new FPPCA charges will reduce the power bills by 20 per cent to 30 per cent from next month.

IndianOil’s smart terminal for petro products in Una soon

IndianOil’s smart terminal for petro products in Una soon

Soon, Himachal Pradesh’s entire requirement of petroleum products would be met in the state itself, as Indian Oil Corporation will commission a smart POL (petroleum, oils, and lubricants) terminal at Una having storage capacity of 85,800 kilolitres. Currently, the state’s requirement is catered to by Ambala and Jalandhar depots.

Rly station set for airport-like makeover

Rly station set for airport-like makeover

In the next two years, the Chandigarh railway station is in for an “airport-like” makeover — replete with an air-conditioned airspace concourse, new roads, modular toilets, subways, escalators and a food plaza — which has been conceived by the Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation (IRSDC) to be built at a cost of Rs 135 crore.

Railways’ mission cleanliness

Railways’ mission cleanliness

A multi-pronged strategy has been evolved to improve the cleanliness ranking of Ludhiana railway station before the commencement of the audit of railway stations in the region.

Private power producers give up projects in Chenab basin

Private power producers give up projects in Chenab basin

Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN) Ltd has sought allotment of all “viable” power projects worth 3,000 MW capacity to the company located on the Chenab basin in Lahaul-Spiti and Pangi in the state. Besides this, NTPC has also evinced its interest in taking up a project or two on this basin, said officials.

Power tariff hike flayed

Power tariff hike flayed

Members of the Revolutionary Marxist Party of India(RMPI) today alleged that the state government’s move to raise the power tariff was causing a lot of problem to the consumers.