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Wednesday, August 05, 2020



Hydropower need of the hour... want projects with no baggage: NHPC Chairman

August 12, 2019 2:19 am

NHPC Ltd Chairman and Managing Director Balraj Joshi tells The Indian Express that the company is also looking at devising some kind of mechanism to take over stranded private projects.

CIC won’t give J&K info on its hydel projects

November 02, 2017 10:18 am

Both water and information controlled by governments and their agencies are public goods. They must be readily accessible to the people on demand. Nobody should be allowed to claim proprietorial rights over either of them. Yet the CIC brushed aside all these arguments and ruled in favour of continued secrecy.

ULFA threatens NEEPCO, NHPC; calls for removing 'outsider' names from colleges

September 04, 2017 9:07 pm

The ULFA faction, in a statement e-mailed to media offices here on Monday, held North-Eastern Electric Power Corporation (NEEPCO) responsible for the recent floods in Lakhimpur district, and asked it to leave Assam, and said NHPC’s Lower Subansiri hydel project would cause a much bigger disaster.

NHPC: 27 villages, two MLAs, monastery reject Tawang hydel projects

June 09, 2017 6:00 am

Under the Forest Rights Act (FRA) 2006, NHPC needs the consent of the gram sabhas concerned to go ahead with the projects

Centre to sell 11.36% stake in NHPC today

April 27, 2016 4:12 am

As per the revised OFS rules, non-retail investors could bid for NHPC shares on Wednesday while retail investors would do so on Thursday.

Hydropower: Down to a trickle

June 10, 2015 5:50 am

At least 21 hydro projects are facing time overruns of 5 or more years, with those hanging fire for over 10 years.

Stuck half-way for 3 years, NHPC tries CSR route to resume work on Lower Subansiri project

February 08, 2015 9:30 pm

This CSR project of providing toilets in schools under Swachh Vidyalaya Abhiyaan implemented by NHPC.

Assam groups say no to resumption of hydel project

December 10, 2014 12:29 am

Union power ministry has invited representatives of 27 different organisations including KMSS, AAS, AJYCP to a meeting in New Delhi on Thursday.

Public sector stake sales open up more investment avenues

September 15, 2014 2:40 am

At present, 35 per cent of the shares in IPOs and FPOs are reserved for retail investors up to a cap of Rs 2 lakh.

Disinvestment: Govt clears 11.36% stake sale in NHPC, may get Rs 2,800 cr

September 10, 2014 9:41 pm

Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has cleared sale of govt's 11.36 per cent in NHPC...