Lucknow Uttar Pradesh’s tryst with power reforms seems to have boomeranged. Close on the heels of Coalgate, which has had the Central government scurrying for cover, a report by the state accountant general (AG) has alleged irregularities in the appointment of Torrent Power (TPL) as the power distribution franchisee (DF) for Agra.

The report also states that the appointment was done with complete disregard to the tendering procedure and has already caused a loss of R489.89 crore to the state exchequer in the first two years since the city was handed over to the company in 2010.

In a bid to give a much needed boost to distribution reforms, the power ministry has launched an ambitious action plan.

It will revise Case I and Case II standard bid documents (SBDs), introduce a rating methodology of utilities to enable them get loans, provide a reform-linked interest subsidy to utilities and promote distribution franchises to reduce aggregate transmission and commercial (AT&C) losses.

MUMBAI: The state government is discussing plans to earn revenue by implementing Transport Oriented Development (TOD).

It aims zero power cuts, reduction in technical losses & easy distribution tariffs.

Sixteen interested companies attended pre-bid meeting on Thursday for Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority’s (MMRDA) project to build an electronic waste processing plant at Bhiwandi.

Mumbai is India's most populated city with over 1.84 crore (18.4 million) people, followed closely by Delhi with 1.63 crore (16.3 million) and Kolkata with 1.41 crore (14.1 million), making these I

While the 29th meeting of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) cleared road projects worth Rs1,100 crore on Thursday,the proposal to construct the city’s first vehicular und

While Uttar Pradesh has not reported a single case of polio in the past 15 months, Malegaon in Maharashtra has emerged as the new area of concern in the fight against the crippling disease.

Enthused by the emergence of the NCR sub-region of Bhiwadi- Neemrana-Alwar as a major automobile manufacturing hub in the country, the Rajasthan Government is considering a special package to the sector.

With an area close to 19,000 hectares in 78 villages in Kalyan and Bhiwandi under its control, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) is sitting on a potential goldmine.

However, the authority

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