The National Green Tribunal has cancelled the clearance given by the Environment Minister to Parsa East and Kante-Basan captive coal blocks in Hasdeo Arand forests of Chhattisgarh, overruling the statutory Forest Advisory Committee. The forest clearance was given by the then Union Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh in June 2011.
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Forest clearance cancelled for Chhattisgarh coal blocks
Hindustan Power embarks on major investment plan
Hindustan Power Projects, formerly known as Moser Baer Projects, is embarking on Rs 32,000-crore investment plan to have 5,300 MW of capacities in its portfolio in the next three years. The Delhi-based company has already made an investment of around Rs14,500 crore across its projects in solar, coal-thermal and hydro power, according to the company. ?
IIFCL-UK sanctions credit to Indian infra projects
In the United Kingdom (UK), Indian government-owned Infrastructure Finance Company (IIFCL-UK), the London arm, has sanctioned credit for a slew of power projects in the country. The projects that have received Board sanction of the London arm on October 10 include GMRÂ’s power project at Chhattisgarh, the Shishir Bajaj GroupÂ’s power project at Lalitpur and the port component of the Pipavav project.
Govt to invite Rs 20,000 cr bids for power projects
The Union government is to call global bids in the next two months for a dozen inter-state power transmission projects worth over Rs 20,000 crore. The government's initiative is to connect power generation projects in Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu states.
Godawari Power & Ispat to set up steel plant in C’garh
A steel plant with a capacity of 1 million tonne has been planned by Godawari Power and Ispat at a cost of Rs 4,500 crore in Rajnandgaon district in Chhattisgarh. The company is a subsidiary of Raipur-based Hira Group. It is now doing feasibility studies for setting up the project.
NMDC power plant
Government-owned National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC) will set up a 500 MW power plant in Turkadih, Gonda district of Uttar Pradesh in partnership with IL&FS Energy Development Company (IEDCL).
CCEA to decide on clearing bidding norms for UMPPs
The cabinet committee on economic affairs (CCEA) would soon decide on clearing the standard bidding documents for new ultra mega power projects (UMPPs) in order to expedite the implementation of such projects.
Jindal power to expand
Jindal Power (JPL), the energy wing of Jindal Steel & Power which owns and operates a 1,000 MW (4x250) thermal power station in Tamnar, Chhattisgarh, is taking up an expansion project at an estimated cost of Rs 13,500 crore.
Siemens gets NTPC contract
Siemens has received an order from National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) for the renovation and modernisation of its Korba Stage-II (3X500 MW) plant in Chhattisgarh. Siemens engineers will replace the existing system with the fourth-generation distributed control system
NMDC signs MoU
NMDC said it signed a Memorandum of Understanding for mineral projects in Zimbabwe. NMDC is India's single largest iron ore producer, presently producing about 30 million tonne of iron ore from three fully mechanised mines viz, Bailadila Deposit-14/11C