Daily Archive: July 5, 2016

Proposed increase in power tariff irks farmers

Kolhapur: Farmers from Kolhapur district have demanded the state government not to hike power tariff in Maharashtra. Under the leadership of veteran leader N D Patil, the farmers agitated in front of office of...

Gujarat discoms lead the pack in annual rating

Of the 40 state-owned power distribution companies (discoms) that the power ministry audited for annual financial and operational performance, four discoms of Gujarat have topped the list, for the fourth year in a row....

No coal imports for NTPC again

KOLKATA: NTPC, India’s largest power generator and coal consumer, will not import any coal this year for the second year running. It plans to source its entire requirement of 155 million tonne from home...

152 villages electrified last week under DDUGJY

NEW DELHI: 152 villages have been electrified across the country during last week (from 27th June to 3rd July 2016) under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojna (DDUGJY). Out of these electrified villages, 3...