News Brief | October 2015
Cabinet clears coal linkages to Barh project
The Centre sanctioned coal linkages to Barh power project in the state to halve the cost of generating 1,320 MW of electricity.
Besides, an additional allocation of Rs 1,850 crore has been made to improve power situation in the state under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana. Bihar will get 1,010 MW out of 1,320 MW power to be generated at state-owned NTPC´s Barh plant at a variable cost of Rs 2 per unit as compared to Rs 4.15 currently.