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DIAL gets green nod for Rs 1,310-cr commercial building project in Aerocity; begins phase-2 of Airport Land Development
Business

DIAL gets green nod for Rs 1,310-cr commercial building project in Aerocity; begins phase-2 of Airport Land Development

The nodal ministry has given the environment clearance (EC) to DIAL's two proposed projects with some conditions after taking into account the recommendation of its expert committee.

Coal India's 54 mining projects facing delays; environmental, forest clearances cited as major reasons
Business

Coal India's 54 mining projects facing delays; environmental, forest clearances cited as major reasons

Five coal mining projects with a sanctioned capital of Rs 989.43 crore were completed during 2018-19

Vedanta gets environment clearance for Rs 12,000 crore oil and gas expansion project in Rajasthan
Business

Vedanta gets environment clearance for Rs 12,000 crore oil and gas expansion project in Rajasthan

The proposal is to expand onshore oil and gas production from the existing 3,00,000 BOPD (barrels oil per day) to 4,00,000 BOPD

Government imposes standard conditions for 25 sectors seeking environment clearance
Business

Government imposes standard conditions for 25 sectors seeking environment clearance

The 25 sectors include iron, steel, cement, coal, petroleum refineries industry, paper and pulp industries, hydro-electric projects, industrial estates, among others.

Gujarat's Mithivirdi nuclear power plant to be shifted to Andhra Pradesh due to delay in land acquisition
India

Gujarat's Mithivirdi nuclear power plant to be shifted to Andhra Pradesh due to delay in land acquisition

The Centre told the NGT that the nuclear power plant proposed at Mithivirdi in Gujarat will be shifted to Andhra Pradesh due to delay in land acquisition

Illegal mining: Uttar Pradesh lost Rs 478 cr revenue in 2015-16, says CAG
Business

Illegal mining: Uttar Pradesh lost Rs 478 cr revenue in 2015-16, says CAG

The 216-page CAG report said the necessity for filing and approval of a mining plan was ignored in the cases of 58 lessees.

NTPC-SAIL Power Company gets green nod to expand Durgapur plant
Business

NTPC-SAIL Power Company gets green nod to expand Durgapur plant

The coal requirement will be 0.3 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) and will be sourced from SAIL's Ramnagore Captive Coal mine.

Govt makes green norms easier for new coal block allottees
Economy

Govt makes green norms easier for new coal block allottees

The Centre has recently auctioned 29 blocks in two phases to companies like Monnet, GMR Chhattisgarh, Hindalco, Reliance Cement among others, garnering about Rs 2 lakh crore.

Goa: Process for granting clearances to mines flawed, says study
India

Goa: Process for granting clearances to mines flawed, says study

A study conducted by the Goa government to assess the various environmental nods required for mining in the state has found serious flaws with the entire process and recommended remedial measures.