Guwahati: Assam is set to undertake the second phase of power sector reforms, which is expected to see major initiatives to boost generation and greater efforts for privatisation.

“In 2005 we started the first phase of reforms which saw restructuring of the then power behemoth Assam State Electricity Board (ASEB).” “Now we are poised to undertake the second phase of the reforms where focus would on increasing generation and improving transmission and distribution,” Minister for Power, Commerce and Industries Pradyut Bordoloi said.

GUWAHATI, May 10 – There was no improvement in the power scenario of the State for the eighth consecutive day today.

Power distribution network in the State collapsed today following tripping of the 220 KV Siliguri-Bongaigaon grid/circuit of the Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (PGCIL).

NEW DELHI, May 7 – UNICEF has reported arsenic contamination in ground water in 18 districts of Assam and fluoride contamination in five districts.

NEW DELHI, March 14 – It’s official.

Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi met Union Minister for Railways Dinesh Trivedi at Rail Bhawan here today and urged him to incorporate a slew of proposals in the forthcoming Railway Budget 2012-13, an of

NEW DELHI, Dec 12 – Even as the agitation against the Subansiri Hydroelectric Project gathers momentum, Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) of two hydro power projects in Assam were turned down by the

DIMAPUR: The Nagaland Power Department has set two objectives to be achieved by the end of the 12th five year plan: to meet the projected power requirement of 400 MW and achieve the national target

Dhubri, Oct. 12: The Jogighopa unit of Ashok Paper Mill is likely to reopen in April 2012 after nearly three decades.

The All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) today said that it would resort to a more intense stir if the State Government tried to facilitate the transportation of the turbine-laden barges to Gerukamukh,