The state electricity board today disconnected power connection of two industrial units, Rama Steel at Jharmajri and Affi Pharmaceuticals at Thana, in the Baddi-Barotiwala-Nalagarh industrial area after these were found erring on pollution-control norms.

The Centre has lauded the

NGOs join hands against govt move

Over 500 environmentalists, social activists, non-governmental organisations and individuals from all over the country have come under the banner of

Shimla: Nearly five months after the state Cabinet decided to restore the 960-MW Jangi Thopan Powari hydel project to Brakel Corporation, the Dutch company may have to wait for more time to sign the implementation agreement (IA).

In an attempt to

Arnab Pratim Dutta When the kerosene supply went down sharply in Nagpur four years ago, Bharat Parihar

Government schemes induced growth The Bureau of Energy Efficiency, state electricity boards and electricity supply companies are responsible for popularizing cfls in India.

The government has decided to cancel seven small hydroelectric projects allotted to independent power producers (IPPs), who had failed to start work in accordance with the terms and conditions laid down in the memorandums of understanding (MoUs).

Himachal Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (HPPCL) would execute hydel, thermal and wind energy projects not only in Himachal, but also in other states and abroad.

Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal has said that the government would soon introduce a scheme to boost agriculture under which progressive farmers would be given prizes.