West Bengal Power Development Corporation Ltd
West Bengal  /  Published 20.01.22

Land losers agitate for jobs

Members of families, which had donated land to set up various government projects earlier but were yet to get promised government jobs, agitated in front of the Birbhum district magistrate’s off...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 06.11.21

Rail offer: Cheaper fly ash transport

Officials of the Malda division of Eastern Railway have taken up the task to augment their income by increasing cargo movement in the division. As part of the plan, they held a meeting with a delegat...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 09.07.21

Eye on power firm’s land to clear debts

The Bengal government is all set to sell off or lease out a portion of unused land of Durgapur Projects Limited, a loss-making power utility that was under a restructuring plan, to clear the firm&rsqu...
By Pranesh Sarkar, Abhijeet Chatterjee in Calcutta, Durgapur

Business  /  Published 27.06.19

Bengal finds a coal mine unviable

Bengal may surrender one of the six coal blocks allocated to its power utility West Bengal Power Development Corporation because of unviable mining. WBPDCL was allocated six coal blocks after the Supr...
By Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.04.19

Mamata returns Modi’s development fire

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of delaying a game-changing coal project in Birbhum with an investment potential of Rs 12,000 crore despite “50” cal...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri

West Bengal  /  Published 16.01.20

Pact for solar power plant

The Bengal government will set up a 150MW solar power plant in East Midnapore’s Ramnagar after KfW — a German state-owned development bank — agreed to give a soft loan of Rs 600 crore, state fin...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 21.06.19

Bengal to boost mines

Bengal is keen to step up coal supply from its allocated mines in a bid to secure fuel supply for the thermal power units of West Bengal Power Development Corporation.WBPDCL was allocated six coal blo...
By Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.10.19

Bengal to pay JV dues for coal

The Bengal government has decided to shoulder the financial burden of Bengal Emta — a joint venture of the state and Emta that used to run four coal mines in Bengal and Jharkhand but is not operatio...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


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