May 17, 2013
The government plans to save Rs 8,000 crore to Rs 10,000 crore annually on subsidy expenditure towards liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) following the partial roll out of Direct Benefits Transfer (DBT) scheme. The government recently decided to provide subsidies on cooking gas cylinders by crediting the amount directly in the bank account of beneficiaries in 20 di Read more...
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January 11, 2013
Gujarat-based Kandla Port witnessed a marginal decline in its staff strength during 2001-2009, a study by the apex industry body Assocham found. The employee strength has reduced marginally by about 1 percent or so at Kandla, where the number of empl Read more...
November 01, 2012
India’s largest power generation plant, the NTPC-run 3,760 mw Vindhyachal project in Madhya Pradesh completed 25 years of operations on November 1. The overall capacity of the super thermal power plant which started operations on November 1, 1987, with Russian collaboration would be enhanced to 4,760 mw by 2013. Read more...
April 04, 2012
For improving power transmission systems in India, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) last March offered $826 million loans. The money will be used to build transmission systems that will help transfer electricity from surplus regions to power-deficit regions efficiently. The ADB and the Indian government signed three agreements to this effect in Delhi. Read more...
January 27, 2012
Seventeen top consultancy firms including Ernst and Young, Mott MacDonald, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Edges India are in the race for the four new airports to be built in Gujarat. Read more...
December 08, 2010
IOC, HPCL and BPCL have partially started the ethanol blending programme from the last week of November. Read more...
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