BHEL commissions thermal plant in Andhra Pradesh

A 600 MW coal-based thermal power plant was recently commissioned by BHEL in Andhra Pradesh.   The unit has been commissioned at Rayalaseema thermal power project, of Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation Limited (

Stop granting loans to DISCOMs: Power minister to REC, PFC

Minister of power and new & renewable energy R K Singh has asked Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) and Power Finance Corporation (PFC) to strictly comply with the norms before allocating loans to DISCOMs either for capex or for non-capex

BHEL wins Rs 11,700 crore order to build power plant in Jharkhand

BHEL has bagged Rs 11,700 crore order to establish a 3x800 MW supercritical thermal power plant in Jharkhand. The order has been placed on BHEL by Patratu Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Limited (a subsidiary of NTPC in JV with Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam L

AAI collaborates with EESL to equip airports with LED lights

 n its bid to replace existing lights with energy efficient LED ones at various airports and buildings managed by the airports regulatory body, Airports Authority of India has signed an pact with the Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL).

IOCL’s re-routed docklines dedicated to the nation

IndianOil has dedicated to the nation three multi product pipelines which have been re-routed along the railway corridor at a cost of about Rs 98 crore. The pipelines have been rerouted between IndianOil`s foreshore terminal and Kor

JetPrivilege members to get rewarded at IOCL fuel outlets

The state-run oil marketing company, Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) has joined hands with Jet Privilege Private Limited (JPPL) to empower members to earn as well as redeem JPMiles whenever they refuel their vehicles at select IOCL outlets.

ONGC Videsh announces approval of Golfinho-Atum field in Mozambique offshore

The government of Mozambique has accorded approval for the development plan for Golfinho-Atum natural gas field in the Area 1 block in Rovuma Offshore Basin of Mozambique. ONGC Videsh Limited recently announced it. The plan envisage

BHEL pays dividend on enhanced equity capital to government

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited has paid an interim dividend of 40 percent which amounts to Rs 293.71 crore on the enhanced equity capital for 2017-18. With this, BHEL has maintained its impeccable track record of rewarding investo

42 BHEL employees receive PM Shram Award

A total of 42 employees of Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) employees have bagged the Prime Minister’s Shram Awards for their distinguished performance between 2011 and 2016.  The employees from BHEL units at Trichy, Harid

Finance ministry ropes in NBCC to build houses for officers

Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) and National Buildings Construction Corporation Ltd (NBCC) have signed an agreement for the construction of housing project for Indian Economic Service (IES) officers. For this, the urban develop

Aviation minister lays foundation of integrated office of aviation agencies

The foundation stone for the integrated office complex of director general of civil aviation (DGCA), bureau of civil aviation security (BCAS), airports economic regulatory authority of India (AERA), aircraft accident investigation bureau (AAIB) an

A well-oiled move

The acquisition of the government’s 51.11 percent stake in Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) by Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) is a step ahead in the creation of an integrated oil behemoth. The idea of establishing a pub

Rashtrapati Bhawan hosts LPG Panchayat for beneficiaries

A group of 104 women beneficiaries of the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana participated and shared their experiences at LPG Panchayat organised at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on February 13. The women delegation, falling under the BPL categ

Bengaluru metro gets coach unit from BEML

BEML Ltd, a defence PSU, has delivered the first intermediate metro coach (car) unit to Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL). The intermediate car would be integrated with the existing three-car train sets to double the

BHEL gets order for emission control equipment from NTPC

BHEL has got Rs 560 crore order for the supply and installation of flue gas desulphurisation (FGD) system from NTPC for 2x490 MW National Capital Power Station (NCPS). The Indian power sector has seen an uptick in the ordering of em

HAL conducts maiden flight of Hawk-i

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has achieved a milestone with the first flight of Hawk-i. The aircraft is equipped with indigenous real time operating system (RTOS) developed by the defence enterprise. HAL, CMD, T Suvarna Raju,

SAIL clocks Rs 82 crore profit before tax in Q3

Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) has earned profit before tax (PBT) of Rs 82 crore in the third quarter of the current financial year (Q3 2018FY).   Maintaining strong and earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation

NALCO posts 171% growth in net profit

National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO), country’s leading manufacturer and exporter of alumina and aluminium, has clocked a record net profit of Rs 722 crore (growth of 207 percent), as against Rs 235 crore in the preceding quarter and R

NTPC floats tenders to procure agro residue for power generation

Minister of state (IC) for power, Raj Kumar Singh said the power ministry has issued a policy to use 5-10 percent of biomass pellets along with coal for power generation in thermal power plants. Singh was replying to a query on the

Enhanced production by CIL reduces coal imports: Piyush Goyal

Coal imports have fallen from 217.78 Mte in 2014-15 to 203.95 Mte in 2015-16 and further to 190.95 Mte in 2016-17. The trend of fall in import of coal has continued in the current fiscal. As per the directorate general of commercial

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