Jharkhand

JREDA Issues RFP For Solar PV Power Plants (Mini/Micro grid) in Jharkhand

Request for Proposal (RFP) for Rural Electrification Works of 04 Villages in districts of West Singhbhum in Jharkhand through Solar Photovoltaic Power Plants (Mini/Micro grid) with distribution network & connection to households along with 5 years CMC and CMC work of 17 villages in districts of Chatra, West Singhbhum & Sahibganj under Decentralized Distributed Generation (DDG) Scheme of Deendayal Upadhyay ...

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Farmer drives 300 km to ensure daughter appears for JEE exam

A farmer drove 300 kms with his daughter on a motorcycle from Nalanda to Ranchi, so that she could appear for her JEE examination on Tuesday A farmer drove 300 kms with his daughter on a motorcycle from Nalanda to Ranchi, so that she could appear for her JEE examination on Tuesday. Dhananjay Kumar, who lives in Bihar’s Nalanda district, ...

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Private coal mining may get a boost; government planning to amend Act to facilitate land acquisition

The government is planning to amend the Coal Bearing Act (CBA), 1957 to allow land acquisition for commercial coal mining by private sector players. Most of the mines earmarked for commercial auctions are located in Madhya Pradesh (11), followed by Chhattisgarh (9), Jharkhand (9), Odisha (9) and Maharashtra (2). The government is planning to amend the Coal Bearing Act (CBA), ...

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