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  • Sembcorp Wins India Wind Power Project with Close to 250 Megawatts’ Capacity - See more at: http://www.sembcorp.com/en/media/media-releases/utilities/2017/april/sembcorp-wins-india-wind-power-project-with-close-to-25-megawatts-capacity/#sthash.O8G0Ht0q.dpuf Sembcorp’s renewable energy business in India has won a bid for a new wind power project with close to 250 megawatts in capacity. Sembcorp Green Infra received a letter of award for the project following the country’s first national wind power tender, conducted by Solar Energy Corp of India, an entity under India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy. The project will be located in Tamil Nadu and connected to India’s Central Transmission Utility. The project’s entire output will be sold to P...
    Updated On 11-Apr-2017
  • 826 housing projects running behind schedule; average delay 39 months: ASSOCHAM study Battling adversity, as many as 826 housing projects are running behind schedule by an average of 39 months, with Punjab having the maximum of the delayed projects followed by Telangana and West Bengal, an ASSOCHAM study has found. It said as at the end of December 2016, 3511 projects were live in construction and real estate sector, of which 2304 were under the implementation stage. Of the projects under implementation, 886 construction and real estate projects have recorded significant delay...
    Updated On 10-Apr-2017
  • President of India Inaugurates the 44 Kms Deoghar - Basukinath Solar Street Light Project The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the 44 Kms Deoghar - Basukinath Solar Street Light Project and laid the foundation stone of Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) Centre; Employees State Insurance Corporation Hospital and Driver's Training Centres at Deoghar, Jharkhand today (April 2, 2017). Speaking on the occasion, the President said that Jharkhand played a key role in India’s freedom struggle. The pain and sacrifices of Sidho Murmu, Kanho Murmu, Tilka Manjhi a...
    Updated On 03-Apr-2017
  • PM dedicates Chenani-Nashri Tunnel to the Nation The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi today dedicated India’s longest road tunnel, the 9 kilometre long Chenani-Nashri Tunnel in Jammu and Kashmir, to the nation. The Prime Minister travelled the entire length of the tunnel, and was briefed on some of its key features. Addressing a public meeting in Udhampur, the Prime Minister said that the tunnel is world-class, and matches the best standards. He said the tunnel is environment-friendly and will help in the fight against global warming...
    Updated On 03-Apr-2017
  • Record Capacity Addition of Wind Power of 5400MW in Last Fiscal Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has set another record in the wind power capacity addition by adding over 5400 MW in 2016-17 against the target of 4000 MW. This year’s achievement surpassed the previous higher capacity addition of 3.423 MW achieved in the previous year. The leading States in the wind power capacity addition during 2016-17 are Andhra Pradesh 2190 MW, followed by Gujarat 1275 MW and Karnataka 882 MW. In addition Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra ,...
    Updated On 03-Apr-2017
  • Shri Gadkari Says Rs 7000 Crores to be Invested in Highways Projects in J&K in the Next Two Years The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi dedicated India’s longest highways tunnel - the Chenani- Nashri tunnel in Jammu & Kashmir- to the nation today. Speaking on the occasion he said that the tunnel will not only reduce the distance between Jammu and Srinagar, but will also promote tourism in the valley, open up employment opportunities for the youth and give a boost to development in the state. The Prime Minister thanked the Minister of Road Transport & Highways and Shipping Shri Nitin Gadkari ...
    Updated On 03-Apr-2017
  • Cabinet approves amendments in Mega Power Policy 2009 for Provisional Mega Power projects The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the time period for the provisional Mega projects (25 projects), for furnishing the final Mega certificates to the Tax authorities be extended to 120 months instead of 60 months from the date of import. Developers would be required to keep their Fixed Deposit Receipt (FDR) or Bank Guarantee (in lieu of duty exemption claimed) alive. The CCEA also approved 25 Provisional Mega certified proj...
    Updated On 03-Apr-2017
  • Development of Jal Marg Vikas Project The Jal Marg Vikas Project (JMVP) for capacity augmentation of National Waterway-1 (NW-1) between Haldia and Varanasi is being implemented with the technical and financial assistance of the World Bank. Under JMVP multi modal terminals have been planned and their present status is as here under: Multimodal terminal at Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. i) Contract for Phase- I (A) of the terminal has been awarded. ii) Road connectivity of the terminal with NH-7 an...
    Updated On 29-Mar-2017
  • Expansion, Modernization and Upgradation Infrastructural Facilities in Shipping Industry The Expansion, modernization and upgradation of shipping infrastructure in the country is an on-going process to keep the ports abreast with new technologies and also to promote trade and cargo. The Government is committed to provide best possible infrastructure facilities to Indian shipping industry. Cochin Shipyard Limited, a Central Public Sector Enterprise under the administrative control of Ministry of Shipping has a shipbuilding capacity of 1,10,000 DWT and ship-repair capacity of 1,25,000...
    Updated On 29-Mar-2017
  • Target of tripling Nuclear Power Capacity The Government, in July 2014, had announced tripling of the then existing capacity of 4780 MW in the next ten years. With the commencement of commercial operation of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP), Unit-1 (1000 MW) in December 2014, the installed nuclear power capacity in the country has reached 5780 MW. In addition, KKNPP, Unit-2 (1000 MW) has been connected to the grid for the first time in August-2016 and is presently generating infirm power. On commencement of commercial operation ...
    Updated On 29-Mar-2017
  • NTPC Plans to Achieve 32 GW Installed Capacity via Renewable Sources by 2032 NTPC Ltd. has raised Rs. 2,000 crore through issuance of green masala bonds in overseas market under its USD 4 billion medium term note programme. The proceeds of these bonds will be used for financing renewable energy projects in accordance with applicable guidelines and regulations of Reserve Bank of India (RBI). This was stated by Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, Mines New & Renewable Energy and Mines in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha. “National The...
    Updated On 29-Mar-2017
  • Steps taken for revival of Ratnagiri Gas and Power Limited Ratnagiri Gas and Power Pvt. Limited (RGPPL) has started generation of power under the scheme of Utilization of gas based power generation capacity for the year 2015-16 and 2016-17. Total Debt of RGPPL is approximately Rs. 8906 Crs. This was stated by Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal & New and Renewable Energy and Mines in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today. The Minister further stated that Railways have agreed to continue t...
    Updated On 29-Mar-2017
  • Shri Mansukh Mandavia visits Vishakhapatnam : Reviews Dredging, Port activities and National Highways projects On a visit to Vishakhapatnam earlier this week Shri Mansukh Mandaviya, Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Chemical & Fertilizers reviewed the National Highways projects in the state of Andhra Pradesh, the dredging activities being undertaken by the Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) and the work being done by Vishakhapatnam Port Trust (VPT) . Shri Mandavia visited the dredging site of Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCIL), along the beach road in Vishakhapa...
    Updated On 20-Mar-2017
  • Defence Modernization Projects Government has taken measures to ensure the modernisation of Indian Defence Forces, to keep the Forces in a state of readiness to meet various operational and security challenges. This is achieved by inducting new equipment, technologically upgrading existing equipment and systems, training etc. The above referred modernisation projects are progressed as per approved Services Capital Acquisition Plan and Annual Acquisition Plans in terms of extant Defence Procurement Procedure. During the las...
    Updated On 20-Mar-2017
  • s.11,421cr investments for basic urban infrastructure in Uttar Pradesh under Atal Mission (AMRUT) Under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT), a total expenditure of Rs.11,421 cr will be incurred in Uttar Pradesh on improving basic urban infrastructure in 61 cities and towns with a population of above one lakh each by 2019-20. To this effect, the Ministry of Urban Development has approved AMRUT Action Plans of Uttar Pradesh for the next three years i.e 2017-20 in one go involving an expenditure of Rs.4,239 cr. Annual Action Plans fo...
    Updated On 20-Mar-2017
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