Sources say the cost of setting up the power plant is Rs 5,000 cr; the project has already received forest and defence nod

Jindal Steel and Power (JSPL) is known to be in talks to purchase a 1,320-megawatt coal-based power plant at Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, that belongs to Hyderabad-based Kineta Power.

The company officials have sought around 90 acres of land in the area for the establishment of 1X120 MW power plant

The Hyderabad based RKP Energy Private Limited has evinced interest to set up a coal-based thermal power plant at Srirampur, near Chhatrapur in Ganjam district with an investment of Rs 500-crore.

Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) have commonly been known as rich people's disease, but a recent study in the state reveals how the NCD caseload in the state is more in rural pockets of Warangal, E

Central Empowered Committee inspected the alleged environmental damages at Krishnapatnam Port and its surroundings on Tuesday.

Surya Pratap Reddy, a farmer at Momidi village in Chillakur mandal, was deeply disturbed on finding an HT tower erected on his three-acre agricultural land overnight without his prior consent.

Untimely rains and hailstorm in Andhra Pradesh have killed 18 persons and damaged agricultural and horticultural crops in 2.50 lakh hectares in the last two days.

Coastal Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh are bracing up to face cyclone Nilam.

The 7,000-km long Indian coastline that is home to 30 per cent of the country’s population faces a huge threat from unbridled sand mining and commercial coastal activity.

“In AP, the Nellore and Godavari coast is threatened by these mafias who take away large quantities of vital sea sand by using mechanised devices,” said Prof B.C. Choudhary of the Wildlife Institute of India.

Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary is located towards west of east coast of Bay of Bengal and about 20 km west of Pulicat Lake near Sullurpet, Nellore District, Andhra Pradesh. It is one of the biggest pelicanery having approximately 1500 pelicans breeding and roosting.

Transformers and Electricals Limited Kerala (Telk), a state-level PSU, on Wednesday flagged off its first 270 MVA, 400kV, single phase generator transformer, which is slated to be commissioned for Thermal Power Tech Corporation Limited (TPCIL)’s 660Mw super critical thermal power station in Krishnapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.

So far only a few 600 Mw super critical thermal units, which is a new concept in India, have been commissioned, a company release said.

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