Category: News Updates

OERC begins public hearing on power tariff hike

The Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission OERC ) on Monday started public hearing on the pleas of power companies on electricity tariff revision for the year of 2018-19.On the first day of the hearing, two...

12,013 million units power surplus in Andhra

Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) Chairman Justice Bhavani Prasad conducted a public hearing at APEPDCL office here on Monday. The justice asked the public and other representatives to reveal their views and explained...

Sebi seeks clarification on IPO plans of 5 companies including IREDA

Markets regulator Sebi has sought clarification from as many as five companies, including Bandhan Bank and Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA), regarding their proposed initial public offerings. The other companies are Srei Equipment Finance, state- owned RITES Ltd and Mishra Dhatu...

Prasad is new NCL Director (Technical)

P M Prasad assumed charge as Director (Technical), Northern Coalfields Limited (NCL). He has a long experience of 33 years in open cast and underground coal mining and shouldered the responsibility as Regional Working...

Beed picked for solar charkhas

The national launch of the solar charkha scheme will begin in Maharashtra. The project, which aims at creating five crore jobs will start in Beed district in April, Giriraj Singh, Union minister of state for micro, small...

Engineers oppose Electricity (Amendment) Bill, plan rally

The All-India Power Engineers’ Federation (AIPEF), along with power sector employees, has planned a massive rally at Delhi on April 3 against the Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2014. Shaliendra Dubey, AIPEF Chairman, said all state...

Budget 2018 Big Promises on Energy Sector

3 running schemes with new financial covers or target 1 New strategy ‘FEED IN TARIFF FOR FARMERS’  a.*Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana*(May 2016):- aims to provide free cooking gas connections to 5 crore rural households.New...

Race on for Coal India CMD

Top babus from across India are in the race to become the next CMD of Coal India Ltd. The post fell vacant after AP cadre IAS officer Suthirth Bhattacharyacompleted his tenure three months ago. The Union coal ministry...