This video shows proceedings of the crucial public hearing for Environment clearance of Gare IV/6 Coal mine project of Jindal Steel and Power Ltd. at village Gare, Lamdarha, Saraitola, Khamharia, Karwahi & Tehlirampur, Raigarh (Chhattisgarh) on September 25, 2013.

An environment ministry panel has cleared power projects with total proposed capacity of 5,674 mw. Developers will now need clearance from the environment ministry to start work.

THE environment ministry will have an integrated approach while dealing with clearance to projects dependent on coal, such as thermal power, steel and sponge iron manufacturing.

These projects will need to secure environmental and forest clearances for the linked coal block or mine before applying for clearances for the project.

PUBLIC sector power equipment giant Bharat Heavy Electricals (Bhel) has secured a 2,665-crore order from Visa Power (VPL), an independent power producer, for setting up of a 1,200 mw (2x600 mw) thermal power plant in Chhattisgarh.


If it wasn't for frenetic industrial activity underway in the backwaters of Chhattisgarh, Chief Minister Raman Singh's dreams would sound utopian. But the clanging of metal and bright sparks coming out from a welder's torch at the third unit of the 1,620-mw Lanco Amarkantak power plant under construction just off the Korba-Champa highway are a clear pointer to changing times.

Funds For Setting Up Raigarh Plant

JINDAL Power, owned by industrialist Naveen Jindal, has raised Rs 10,057 crore from a group of 23 lenders led by State Bank of India to establish a power plant at Raigarh in Chhattisgarh.

Residents of around 25 villages recently stopped the public hearing for a proposed methane extraction project. The 500-odd people from Gharghonda tehsil in Raigarh, armed with the Centre for

The Biomass base power plant of RREL is located near village Darramuda and Garh umaria , at Raigarh district in the Chhattisgarh state. The 14 MW Biomass based captive power plant is operational since Feb 2007 and 1 lakh tonnes capacity steel plant base on induction furnace is under implementation, for which the consent to establish has already been obtained.