NTPC Ltd has started collaborating with cement manufacturers around the country to supply fly ash. The move is part of India’s largest power producer’s endeavour to achieve 100 per cent utilisation of the by-product produced during power generation.
A record 47,350 km of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) roads was constructed during 2016-17. This is the highest construction of PMGSY roads in a single year, in the last seven years. While 25,316 km of PMGSY roads were constructed in 2013-14, road construction in 2014-15 was 36,337 km and in 2015-16, it was 36,449 km.