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Talcher: At least 35 villagers of Bhalugadia were arrested and court forwarded on Wednesday for obstructing Hingula coal mining operations.

There are 111 mining lease holders against whom NPV is outstanding as demanded in pursuance of CEC order

Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) on Monday commissioned its first solar plant of two mw capacity at its headquarters at Sambalpur.

ANGUL: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asked Chief Secretary to submit action taken report (ATR) within four weeks of the receipt the order regarding massive tree felling by Mahan

New Delhi : Twenty new coal mine projects by state-run Coal India, planned with annual capacity of 52 million tonnes, have been delayed by difficulties acquiring land and environmental clearances,

Wants to lay a slurry pipeline from its CPP at Angul to Bharatpur South coal block of MCL

The Odisha government had sought the nod of the Union ministry of environment & forests (MoEF) for diversion of 12.63 hectares (ha) of forest land to lay a slurry pipeline from its captive power plant (CPP) at Angul to Bharatpur South coal block of Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL).

Talwandi Sabo power plant to become operational within a month

The SAD-BJP government may fulfil its promise of making the state surplus this year with a rack (goods train) of coal finally reaching the Talwandi Sabo Power Plant today after a delay of over a year. The plant at Banawali village (Mansa district) is owned by the Vedanta Group.

Around 12 million tonnes of coal was lost due to the absence of regulatory clearances in 2013-14 The Hindu has learnt.

To slash coal imports for its 3000 Mw Kaniha plant

NTPC, the country’s biggest power producerwould sell 10 Mw solar power to Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC).The solar power plant of 10 Mw capacity installed within thecomplex of NTPC’s 3000 Mw super thermal power station at Kaniha, near Talcher, ispoised for commissioning by March this year.”We have already entered into a power purchaseagreement (PPA) with DVC for sale of solar power.

SAIL has not paid NPV for forest land coming within its Harmath iron and manganese mines under Keonjhar division

The Union ministry of environment & forests (MoEF) has sought lease wise details of the net present value (NPV) realised from the miners for diversion of forest land in Odisha.

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