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Bengal Govt creates mega-plans for sustainable solar power

Kolkata, Mar 1 (UNI) To increase the share of sustainable energy in its total energy
production, the state government has set up plans to produce a total of 120 megawatt
(MW) of solar energy per year.
The work for building the solar power plants would start from the financial year
2019-20. They would be spread all across the state.
Spreading out the locations of the power plants would also help in bringing solar
power to the remotest regions of the state.
Each power plant would produce 6 to 10 MW, and would cost of at least Rs 50
crore to build. All of them would be set up on land belonging to the state government,
with each occupying 30 to 40 acres, the official sources today said.
All these solar power plants would be run by the West Bengal State Electricity
Distribution Corporation Limited (WBSEDDCL).
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Marginal improvement in Assam floods; toll touches 50

Marginal improvement in Assam floods; toll touches 50

19 Jul 2019 | 11:06 PM

Guwahati, Jul 19 (UNI) The overall flood situation in shower marginal improvement, though the death toll continued to mount as it reached 50 today.

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Nitish launches scheme for payment of ex-gratia to flood affected families

19 Jul 2019 | 10:51 PM

Patna, Jul 19 (UNI) Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday launched a scheme for direct payment of ex-gratia to families of flood victims in north Bihar this season.

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Food processing ministry's countrywide analysis finds Sikkim with least adulterated processed food

19 Jul 2019 | 9:37 PM

Gangtok,Jul19 (UNI) A countrywide food analysis carried out by ministry of food processing industries for the financial year 2017-18 across the country revealed that only 17 out of 182 food samples from Sikkim were found adulterated or misbranded.

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3 member committee headed by Chief Sec to examine IPS Akshay Sachdeva’s case

19 Jul 2019 | 9:11 PM

Gangtok,Jul 19 (UNI) Chief Secretary Alock Shrivastav will head the committee constituted to examine the case of IPS Akshay Sachdeva.

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Japanese Encephalitis cases reported in Nagaland

19 Jul 2019 | 8:31 PM

Kohima,Jul 19(UNI) The Japanese Encephalitis, which claimed many lives in Assam, has also been reported in the Dimapur district of Nagaland.

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