NHPC's Rs 165-crore bid for Jal Power's 120 MW Rangit project gets lenders' nod
"NHPC Ltd has been declared as the Successful Resolution Applicant by the Committee of Creditors (CoC) of Jal Power Corporation Limited (120 MW Rangit Stage IV HE Project) subject to approval of Resolution Plan by the Hon'ble National Company Law Tribunal, Hyderabad Bench," an NHPC statement said.
Air France-KLM proposes buying 49% of Malaysia Airlines, JAL seeks smaller stake: Sources
Proposals to invest in ailing Malaysia Airlines include one from Air France-KLM which wants as much as 49% while Japan Airlines is looking at a 25% stake, people with knowledge of the matter said.
PM Modi launches Atal Jal Yojana aimed at improving groundwater level
He also named Rohtang passageway in Himachal Pradesh as Atal Tunnel to mark the 95th birth anniversary of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Urging farmers to switch over to crops that use less water, he exhorted people not to waste the precious natural resource in daily household needs. He urged start-ups to come up with technology to ensure minimal use of water for various needs.
PM Modi to release operational guidelines for Jal Jeevan Mission
The new guidelines will emphasise the critical role of the gram panchayat level paani samiti or village committe to run and maintain the water supply system in their community and also bring in systems for water use charges.
CM Amarinder writes to PM for inclusion of Punjab in Atal Bhujal Yojana
Chief Minister of Punjab Captain Amarinder Singh wrote a letter to the Prime Minister seeking inclusion of Punjab in Atal Bhujal Yojana which is aimed at conservation of ground water resources. Notably, the Ministry of Jal Shakti has selected seven states under the new Rs. 6000 cr Atal Bhujal Yojana for conservation of groundwater resources.
PM Narendra Modi launches Atal Bhujal Yojana
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday flagged off the 'Atal Bhujal Yojana', a scheme aimed at improving groundwater management through c...
Jharkhand's 'jal, jungle, jameen' to be returned to people if oppn alliance comes to power: Rahul Gandhi
Addressing a poll meeting here, Rahul said the Congress - JMM-RJD alliance will waive farm loan up to Rs 2 lakh and provide compensation for land acquired by force, if it forms government in Jharkhand.
French firm Suez working on two water projects in India
A waste water treatment plant is being set up in Okhla here at a cost of 145 million euros and will be operational within three years, said Suez Group's Senior Executive Vice President Ana Giros Calpe, who was in the national capital recently. Besides this, a 72 million euros water distribution project in Mangalore will kick off within a month, Calpe added.
Consumer affairs ministry writes to jal shakti ministry to make mandatory BIS standard on piped drinking water
"The Centre has the power to make BIS standard (on piped drinking water) mandatory. We have already written a letter to the jal shakti ministry," Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Paswan told reporters here. The minister said his mission is to ensure safe and quality water to people of not only the national capital but across India.
Our 12-month price target for Reliance is over Rs 1,700: Jal Irani
The current capex is going to drive earnings growth by 12-15% over next five years.
NMCG organizes the '4th India Water Impact Summit 2019' in New Delhi
New Delhi, Dec 07 (ANI): Ministry of Jal Shakti, Government of India and the Centre for Ganga River Basin Management and Studies (cGanga) le...
Why Modi's water policy is a timely intervention
If the Jal Jeevan Mission succeeds, water will be the Modi administration’s true revolution.
Piped-water scheme to be Aadhaar-linked
According to an official document of the Jal Shakti ministry, which is implementing the ambitious programme of providing tap water connection to every household (‘har ghar nal se jal’) in less than five years, the Aadhaar link will be done for “targeted delivery and monitoring of specific outcomes”.
Around 22% groundwater has either dried up or in critical category: Gajendra Singh Shekhawat
"Our dependence on groundwater is 65 per cent. It is not infinite. It is invisible, so we don't know how much water is being used. Almost 22 per cent of ground water has either dried up or is in the critical category. The government is mapping aquifers," Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat said at an event here.
Delhi's water quality cannot be judged on basis of just 11 samples: DJB Vice-Chairman
While speaking to ANI, Delhi Jal Board Vice-Chairman Dinesh Mohaniya on Tuesday said that the 11 samples are not enough to decide whether th...
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