The protest of people of 19 villages under Lakhanpur block in Jharsuguda district against proposed 4000-mw super thermal power plant by NTPC and JSW in Chhattisgarh border continued on Monday.

ब्रिटिश कंपनी वेदांता की नियमगिरी के जंगलों में खनन करने की परियोजना को तगड़ा झटका लगा है। स्था नीय डोंगरिया कोंध आदिवासियों की 12वीं और अंतिम ग्राम सभा ने नियमगिरी के जंगलों में खनन की इजाजत देने

Reeling under severe power crises, Tamil Nadu government is mooting a plan to set up a power plant in Chhattisgarh.

The proposal was in the preliminary stage as final decision will be taken after consultation with the Chhattisgarh government that would provide other infrastructure required for the project. Tamil Nadu’s electricity minister Natham R Viswanathan on Monday met Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh to discuss the issue.

About 60 coal-based power plants were planned in Chhattisgarh after 2005 as opportunistic business plugged into easy money and bad governance.

New Delhi: While agreeing with the constitution bench that auction was not the only constitutionally permissible mode for distribution, Justice J S Khehar in a separate opinion referred to the Mine

The ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) has been accused of allocating over 1.86 lakh hectares of forest land for mining without the consent of gram sabhas as has been made mandatory under the Forest Rights Act.

In all, 1,82,389 hectares of forest land was diverted by the environment ministry between January 2008 and August 2011. The Forest Advisory Committee (FAC) headed by T. Chatterjee, secretary of MoEF, has recommended diversion of four additional projects located in prime forest land in 2012. This includes 151,762 hectares for the Lara Super Thermal Power Plant in the Raigarh district of Chattisgarh and 766,393 hectares of forest land for the Talaipall Coal Mining Project in the Raigarh and Dharmajaigarh forest divisions of Chattisgarh.

Deal Size 23000cr, Losing Bid Was By PSU Under Mantri

New Delhi: The Chhattisgarh high court has quashed a land acquisition order by the state government for four power projects, including one of SKS Ispat and Power Ltd, the firm under a cloud for its

It is the moral duty of industries owners to strictly follow the environmental norms, stated Chief Minister Raman Singh and added that the State Government will take stern action against industries

New Delhi Jindal Power continues to sell electricity from its Tamnar power plant on a merchant basis, ignoring the coal ministry’s recent directive that stipulates that power plants running on captive coal must not quote a higher price for power supply in tariff bidding than those offered by generating stations based on fuel linkage from Coal India.

JPL, a subsidiary of Jindal Steel and Power, has quoted a R5.27-a-unit price to supply power to APCDPCL, an Andhra Pradesh discom, from its Tamnar plant based on captive coal, compared with R4.29 and R4.4 a unit offered by KSK Mahanadi and Corporate Power plants running on coal supplied by CIL under long-term linkage, according to industry sources.