After allowing Coal India Ltd (CIL) to produce coal-bed methane (CBM), the Oil Ministry is proposing to give licence to other public and private sector firms to produce the natural gas from their existing coal mines.
The Rapidwall technique comprises a superstructure of glass fibre-reinforced gypsum construction that is entirely based on prefabricated panels. IIT-Madras is playing host to a house on campus made with Rapidwall technology. Such panel-made houses have been adopted by many countries
The state has plans to spend Rs 8,000 crore through PSU Odisha Power Transmission Corporation Ltd for constructing extra high voltage sub-stations and transmission lines during the Twelfth Five-Year Plan period (2012-17).Also, an additional amount of Rs 1,500 crore will be spent for augmentation of transmission infrastructure.
An Inter-ministerial task force would be set up to undertake a comprehensive review of existing coal sources and rationalisation of these sources with a view to optimising transportation cost given various technical constraints.