Power Supply

Railways spend Rs 150 crore in repairing wagons to ensure coal supplies to power plants

Indian Railways is grappling with the problem of damaged wagons that is not only affecting its normal operations but also leading to delay in coal supplies. To manage the crisis the Railways has spent more than Rs 150 crore in repairing around 2000 damaged and dilapidated wagons over the last four months to augment coal movement to power plants, official data has revealed.

Over 5K Haryana villages get 24-hour power supply

Haryana government linked these 202 villages to the Mahara Gaon, Jagmag Gaon Scheme, which aims at providing 24-hour uninterrupted power supply to the villagers, on the day of Sushasan Diwas (Good Governance Day) which is celebrated on 25 December to commemorate the birth anniversary of India's former Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee.