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Power Ministry Electrifies 56 Villages in Jharkhand

New Delhi: The Ministry of Power has electrified 56 villages in Jharkhand last week, as a part of Government of India's objective to electrify 18,500 un-electrified villages by...

December 16, 2015

Tata Trusts, Google India launch 'Internet Saathi' to bring women online

Mumbai: Google India along with the Tata Trust has launched a program ‘Internet Saathi’, to empower rural women and rural communities by providing basic training in u...

July 03, 2015

Green nod for NTPC's Rs 15k-cr Jharkhand project

New Delhi: The Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has given clearance for a reworked plan of the NTPC's Rs 15,000 crore (US$ 2.42 billion) North Karanpura Super Thermal Power Project to come u...

February 26, 2014

Hind Copper awards Rs 260-cr contract for Jharkhand mine

Kolkata: The Hindustan Copper Board has approved Rs 259.91 crore (US$ 48 million) EPC contract for re-opening and expansion of Rakha mine in Jharkhand to a consortium led by Kopex Shaft Sinking Co of ...

February 12, 2013

World Bank to give $1 m for social businesses

New Delhi: Social enterprises are expected to get US$ 1 million from the World Bank Group, which has announced the launch of 2013 India Development marketplace. The programme for 2013 would target org...

January 28, 2013

Plans worth Rs 392 cr cleared in Bengal, Jharkhand, U.P.

New Delhi: Proposals worth over Rs 392 crore (US$ 72.92 million) for 29 minority districts in Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh (UP) and West Bengal have been approved by the Empowered Committee for Multi-sect...

October 25, 2012

PowerGrid plans Rs 10,000-cr capex in next 3 years

Mumbai: Power Grid Corporation plans to spend Rs 10,000 crore (US$ 1.80 billion) in the next three financial years on the setting up of intra-state transmission lines. For this, Power Grid has initiat...

June 03, 2012

Essar Energy signs PPA with Noida Power Company Ltd.

Kolkata: Essar Energy Plc has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Noida Power Company Ltd for 240 megawatt (MW) of contracted capacity from Essar Energy's 600 MW coal-fired Tori II power stat...

May 11, 2012