The Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research (CIMFR) is playing an important role in helping the country promote energy security among South Asian countries.

Thirty-one MoUs for power plants have been inked between the state and investors in the past six years, but not a single megawatt (MW) of electricity could be added to this power-crunch state.

In a rare exercise, the state has decided to conduct energy audit of seven government buildings.

The aim is to find out how much energy is being wasted by these buildings. Ways to conserve energy will also be suggested.

Jamshedpur: Power cuts

The highest revenue earning area board of JSEB, Jamshedpur, is set to record a steep fall in its collection this month, courtesy the power crisis.

The area board is registering losses to the tune of Rs 50 lakh daily due to the crisis. The monthly revenue collection of JSEB from industrial and domestic consumers (in Jamshedpur area board) is about Rs 30 crore.

Counting losses
Jamshedpur: The continuing power crisis in Jharkhand has hit production at the state

Ranchi, April 16: The prevailing power crisis and the endless hours of blackouts will continue even after polls are finally over on April 23 in Jharkhand.

The state has assured industrialists that it would look into their power problems.

Industry department secretary N.N. Sinha has also told traders and businessmen that the department would act as a mediator between them and officials of Jharkhand State Electricity Board (JSEB).

Jamshedpur, March 17: The Jamshedpur division of Jharkhand State Electricity Board (JSEB) is looking forward to collecting arrears around Rs 12 crore from commercial and domestic consumers through the one-time settlement (OTS) scheme that was introduced this month.

Ranchi, Feb. 26: Jharnet, the state