Though several months have elapsed since the Railways established platform Nos.6 and 7 at the Amritsar railway station, no effort has been made to provide certain amenities here.
The Indian Railways is all eager to expand railway connectivity in Arunachal Pradesh, and is planning to make all efforts to turn this into a reality. Reportedly, the proposed railway lines―Bhalukpong-Tenga-Tawang (378 km)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Punjab State Power Supply Corporation Limited (PSPCL) has decided to take strict action against misuse of agricultural power (AP) connections to the extent of immediate disconnection of power supply to the defaulting consumers.
The so-called air-conditioned lounge at the railway station is a prime example of the apathy of the authorities concerned towards passengers’ facilities.