Dwindling freshwater resources are forcing countries and organisations to make water and wastewater management a mandatory exercise.The mismatch between the demand and supply of water in the country is a major driving force behind the water and wastewater industry in the country.
The GMR Group is establishing 3x350 MW coal-based thermal power plant at Kamalanga in Orissa's Dhenkanal district. The first unit of 350 MW commenced generation on 30 April 2013. The second 350 MW unit of GMR Kamalanga Energy (GKEL) was declared commercially operational on
11 November 2013. With this, the GMR Group's combined generation capacity has touched 2,136 MW.
For setting up an offshore LNG terminal at Paradip Port in Orissa coast at a cost of Rs 3,108 crore, India's largest state-owned natural gas distributor GAIL (India) has entered into a memorandum of understanding with Paradip Port Trust (PPT). The proposed 'Floating Storage Regasification Unit' will have an initial capacity of four million tonne per annum (mtpa).
The World Bank has approved a loan of $500 million loan for road projects in the backward areas in India. The World Bank loan will focus on three low-income states - Rajasthan, Bihar and Orissa - and on less developed regions in Karnataka and West Bengal. The National Highways Interconnectivity Improvement Project.