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Power supply likely to be improved in JK New power transmission line to be commissioned next week

24-Jul-2018

Srinagar, Jul 24 : To cater to the increasing power demand in Kashmir Valley, specifically during winters, Sterlite Power is poised to commission Northern Region System Strengthening (NRSS XXIX) project ahead of schedule.

Post commissioning of this line, the Kashmir valley can procure reliable electricity for socio-economic development in the region.

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Gurugram to build broadband network

22-Jul-2018

GURUGRAM: Work for laying an optical fibre network for broadband connectivity across Gurugram has been allotted to four companies, including Reliance Jio, as part of a ‘smart city’ project, which was launched by chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday.
 

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India's Sterlite, China's State Grid win Brazil power licenses

29-Jun-2018

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - India’s Sterlite, China’s State Grid, and Colombia’s Isa clinched licenses to build power transmission lines in Brazil in a government auction on Thursday that is expected to draw a total of 6 billion reais ($1.55 billion) in investment.

Some 47 companies and consortia registered to present bids at the auction at Sao Paulo’s stock exchange B3, which led to a competitive round.

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Payments crunch pushes Indian power producers to brink of default

21-Jun-2018

 

    Soon after succeeding his brother at the helm of Indian construction group Lanco, L Madhusudhan Rao spotted an opportunity that looked too good to miss.

India’s 2003 Electricity Act was a landmark in the liberalising reform drive that began a decade before, turbocharging the coal-fired power sector by abolishing a burdensome licensing regime.

Mr Rao’s Lanco was quick to take advantage. Over the next few years, it borrowed heavily to set up a string of power plants scattered across the nation.

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Make power supply a fundamental right

19-Jun-2018

Lack of reliable electricity supply is one of the biggest hurdles for socio-economic development of the nation
Imagine a life without electricity. The world comes to a standstill as the sun goes down. No engine to fire transportation. No television. No internet. No mobile phone. Health services are affected. And then there is our primal fear of darkness.

That is the reality that more than a quarter of India’s population has long lived with. But light may gradually be entering their dark, dismal existence.

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