Tag Archives: Bihar State Power Holding Company Limited

Power firm invokes bank guarantees of Rs 48 crore

Patna: In order to speed up the execution of its various works, Bihar State Power (Holding) Company Limited (BSPHCL) has penalized three companies and 10 suppliers by invoking their bank guarantees amounting to over Rs 48 crore for their ‘slow’ and ‘tardy’ work in implementing various ongoing power- related projects. The BSPHCL has invoked the bank guarantee amount of over ...

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West Patna mayface power woes

Patna: Residents living in the western parts of the city may have to bear with severe power problem for about a week due to a major fault cropping up in the 132KV Khagaul-Digha cable, 1.5km south of Bailey Road, adversely affecting power transmission to the areas being fed power through the 132/133KV grid sub- station, Digha.These parts plunged into power ...

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Showcause notices to13 power engineers soon

Patna: State’s energy secretary-cum-CMD, Bihar State Power (Holding) Company Limited, Pratyaya Amrit on Saturday reprimanded 13 engineers of the South Bihar Power Distribution Company Limited (SBPDCL) for their failure to ensure repair of faulty transformers within the stipulated period. He also ordered to stop salaries of four executive engineers as they failed to meet the target of revenue collection in ...

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Power plays truant in Gaya

Gaya: With power availability hovering between 0-18 MW for the better part of Friday and Saturday against the requirement of 60 MW, acute power crisis, the worst in recent past, gripped Gaya. Nearly half-a-million Gayaites squirmed in bed in sultry weather conditions as long power cuts and frequent trippings made night virtually unbearable. Patients and shoppers were the worst victims ...

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Power distributor in Gaya struggles to fulfil expectations

Gaya: Over five weeks after it took over power distribution in Gaya town, Manpur and Bodh Gaya, India Power struggles to fulfill high expectations of the nearly one lakh power users tagged to the company. India Power took over on June 1, 2014 after the failure of nearly half a dozen deadlines beginning January 1, 2014. Rainy season has never been ...

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Digha grid goes kaput, west Patna ‘power’ less

Patna: Thousands of city residents spent a sleepless night and a distressing day during the last 20 hours or so as the western parts of Patna plunged into power crisis on Sunday afternoon after the Digha grid station went kaput following damages to the cable through which it receives power. The worst hit were areas such as Pataliputra, North S ...

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Bihar to get 5k MW by 2015

Patna: Bihar is likely to get 5000MW power by 2015 end. Currently, the demand has gone up to 2300MW in the state. The state government has reiterated its commitment to make the state self-sufficient in power within the next two years. By March 2014, the state would start getting an additional 330MW power from one unit (stage-II) of NTPC’s Barh ...

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Final public hearing on power tariff on Feb 12-13

Patna: Bihar Electricity Regulatory Commission (BERC) will hold a two-day final public hearing on tariff petition for 2014-15 here on February 12 and 13. The hearing for Darbhanga and Muzaffarpur is scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday respectively. The public hearing in Chhapra and Gaya would be held on February 5 and 11 respectively. Representatives of Bihar Chamber of Commerce and ...

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