Shillong: Obliging Manipur government's request, the Centre has appointed the state-owned National Hydro-electric Power Corporation (NHPC) as the implementing agency for the 1500 MW multi-purpose Tipaimukh hydro-electric project in Manipur, official sources said here on Wednesday.

Chamba: The National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) is currently spending nearly Rs 60 crore on construction and widening of roads, including bridges, besides environment management plans in Chamba district.

NEW DELHI: Environment and Forest Minister Jairam Ramesh has written to Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde seeking to put an end to laying of foundation stones for projects without proper and formal clearances and advising all state power PSUs like National Thermal Power Corporation, National Hydro Power Corporation , Sutlej Jal Vidyut Nigam and North Eastern Electric Power Corporation to show gre

May 26, 2009 was the darkest day for people living in the Darjeeling hills. Cyclone Aila struck with fury. Around 27 people died and hundreds were left homeless. Landslides ripped homes, electricity connections snapped and roads were left in tatters.

Delhi eyes water from Himachal dam but without checking distribution losses in the city Fifty-year-old Jagir Singh Tomar is among the 700 families in Sirmaur district in Himachal Pradesh who would be affected by the proposed Renuka dam on Giri, a tributary of the Yamuna river. The project, via Haryana, is designed to meet Delhi

On August 17, 2009, a number of persons and organisations sent a letter to TERI and chairperson and members of jury panel that decides the award, saying that NHPC does not deserve the TERI 2009 award for environment excellence that was given to NHPC by the President of India on June 5, 2009.

The conservationist group, Green Heritage of North Lakhimpur, has demanded publication of the specialists

A group of farmers from Kralpora village near Bandipore in north Kashmir held a protest here today seeking

P B Jayakumar / Mumbai May 21, 2009, 1:35 IST

Projects worth over Rs 18,000 cr

Anil Ambani-promoted Reliance Power (R-Power) has bagged four hydroelectric power projects of 2,520- Mw capacity worth over Rs 18,000 crore from the Arunachal Pradesh government through a competitive bidding process.

NHPC circumvents its way into thermal power

The country's largest hydel power company, nhpc Limited (formerly known as National Hydroelectric Power Corporation Ltd), was incorporated in 1976 with an objective to plan, promote and organise an integrated and efficient development of hydroelectric power in India. Under its articles of association, nhpc does not have the mandate to get into

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