Khandwa: Power minister Veerappa Moily on Friday met NHPC officials to discuss the Omkareshwar project in Khandwa. CNN-IBN had highlighted the protests by locals against the 520 MW plant which is a joint venture between NHPC and the Madhya Pradesh government.
The villagers are against raising the height of the Omkareshwar Dam as heavy rainfall has brought life to a standstill in the region.
The Narmada river on which the dam is built, is flowing above the danger level.
The villagers have been protesting in neck deep water for the past 14 days....more
05:17 PM, Sep 07, 2012
New Delhi: In yet another trouble for the government, a new report by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has exposed the rot in the power sector. According to the CAG, the inefficiency of the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) has meant only two of 16 planned projects have been completed. The CAG report has said that the cost overruns have led to losses Rs 14,700 crore, adding that 10-year...
06:35 PM, Sep 06, 2012