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CBI makes surprise check at Barh Super Thermal Power Station

CBI makes surprise check at Barh Super Thermal Power Station

| July 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

New Delhi: CBI and Vigilance Office of National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) on Thursday carried out a surprise check at Barh Super Thermal Power Station in Barh area of Patna district following allegation of corruption in awarding contracts and extortion racket being run by locals in “connivance with influential people”. The surprise check was initiated after […]

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Bihar govt proposes airports in Darbhanga, Purnia districts

Bihar govt proposes airports in Darbhanga, Purnia districts

| June 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

PATNA: The state government on Saturday decided to send a proposal to the Union civil aviation ministry for constructing airports at Darbhanga and Purnia besides expanding Patna airport. Chairing a review meeting on the big ticket infrastructure projects in the state, CM Nitish Kumar said the state government provided land for expansion of Patna airport […]

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Power plays truant in Gaya

Power plays truant in Gaya

| July 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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Siemens bags order worth Rs 52 crore from NTPC

Siemens bags order worth Rs 52 crore from NTPC

| July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mumbai: Engineering and electronics conglomerate Siemens has bagged an order worth Rs 52 crore from NTPC for supply of Distributed Control System to their power plant in Bihar. “The order is for supply of state-of-the-art Distributed Control System (DCS) for its 4×210 MW power plant located in Bhagalpur, Bihar and the scope of the project includes […]

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Goods train derails in Bhagalpur

Goods train derails in Bhagalpur

| April 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bhagalpur: Eight wagons of a goods train derailed on the Rajmahal – Bhagalpur railway line in Bihar’s Bhagalpur district today. Eight wagons of the goods train jumped off the track at a place between Jungle Gopali and Badalbaba locations, about 5 km from the NTPC power plant at Kahalgaon in Bhagalpur district, Assistant General Manager […]

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NTPC to set up another power project in Bihar

NTPC to set up another power project in Bihar

| February 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The state government decided to set up three power projects in the state through private-public partnership The state run NTPC is all set to get another power project in Bihar. This 1.320 MW project would be set up through a joint venture company with the PSU and the state government’s power production company. The project […]

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Bihar to get 5k MW by 2015

Bihar to get 5k MW by 2015

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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TPE, Power Machines delay Barh project in Bihar

TPE, Power Machines delay Barh project in Bihar

| January 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

The project’s first unit is now expected to go online only in November 2015, a delay of more than two years. New Delhi: Even after state-owned NTPC Ltd extracted revised deadlines in 2011 from Russia’s JSC Technoprom Export (TPE) and Power Machines for the Barh project in Bihar, the equipment vendors have been delaying supplies, according to several […]

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Bihar govt allots Rs 720cr to purchase electricity

Bihar govt allots Rs 720cr to purchase electricity

| January 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Struggling hard to to improve the power scenario in Bihar, Nitish Kumar government has approved the proposal for allotment of Rs 720 crore for purchasing electricity from the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC).  It also sanctioned another Rs 380 crore for the Bihar State Electricity Board (BSEB) to purchase additional power, taking the total allocation […]

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