Raipur

CG-04, Raipur

Chhattisgarh to get 2,000 MW power from NTPC project

Raipur, Nov 25 (IANS) Chhattisgarh signed a power purchase agreement Thursday with India's largest power producer, the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), to get 50 percent power from its upcoming 4,000 MW coal-fired power plant.

Chhattisgarh will get 2,000 MW at Rs.2.59 per unit from NTPC's coal-fired project that will come up at Lara village in the state's northern coal-abundant Raigarh district.

Tata Motors opens Tata Nano sales in Chhattisgarh and other states

Mumbai: Tata Motors, today, announced open sales of the Tata Nano in Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Jharkhand, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh from November 22, 2010. Residents of these states, who are desirous of driving home a Tata Nano but had not booked the car during 2009, will be able to purchase a Tata Nano now.

Customers will be able to take a closer look at and test drive the Tata Nano across all Tata Motors dealerships and special Nano access points.

Chhattisgarh getting schools vacated by security forces

Raipur : Chhattisgarh has begun vacating dozens of schools occupied by security forces who are stationed for anti-Maoist offensives in its southern restive tip, an official said Thursday.

"The authorities in the 40,000 sq km restive Bastar region (made up of five districts of Bijapur, Narayanpur, Bastar, Kanker and Dantewada) have been instructed to urgently arrange alternative buildings where the central forces can be shifted from schools to abide by instructions given by the Supreme Court," a top official source told IANS.

CORE Projects plans to invest Rs.450 crore to open schools

CORE Projects and Technologies Ltd, a technology provider to educational institutions, plans to open 30 schools, including some offering the international baccalaureate curriculum, with an initial investment of Rs.450 crore, in keeping with a recent trend of for-profit companies from the so-called organized sector entering the business of education.

In addition, the Mumbai-based firm is bidding to set up 50 schools in partnership with the Rajasthan government, and wants to partner the Central government to establish more schools across India.