100% electrification Current Affairs, GK & News
The Indian Railways has achieved the highest ever electrification of sections during 2020-21. It has covered 6,015 kilo metres of electrification in a single year. This is 37% higher than that achieved in 2019-20. About the achievements The Broad-Gauge network of Indian Railway currently stand at 63,949 kilo metres. Of this 71% has been electrified. ..
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Topics: 100% electrification • 100% Electrification of Railways • Broad Gauge • Chittaranjan Locomotive Works • High-speed Electric Locomotive • Indian Railway • Railway electrification system • Railway modernization
The ADB-funded Uttar Pradesh Power Distribution Network Rehabilitation Project is aimed at improving the quality and reliability of electricity supply in Uttar Pradesh. The project involves conversion of 65,000 km of rural low-voltage distribution lines from bare conductors to aerial bundle conductors and construction of a parallel network of 11-kilovolt feeders to separate the distribution ..
The Government of India recently signed 133 million USD loan Agreement with the Asian Development Bank. Agreement was signed to strengthen the power distribution sector in the state of Meghalaya. Also, the loan is to be supplemented with a 2 million USD grant from the Asian Development Bank Japan fund for poverty reduction. This fund ..
On September 23, 2020, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India submitted its report on Indian Railways in the Parliament. The report was tabled in both the houses of the Parliament. The report was titled “Assessment and Utilisation of Locomotives and Production and Maintenance of LHB coaches in Indian Railways”. Key findings of the Report ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs