Fly Ash Current Affairs - 2020

NTPC develops infrastructure for increased use of Fly Ash

The National Thermal Power corporation developed infrastructure at Rihand project in Uttar Pradesh to transport fly ash to cement plants at cheaper cost. Highlights The infrastructure is being developed to help NTPC achieve its goal of 100% utilisation of fly ash from power plants. This will enable power plants to upgrade the utilisation of fly Read More…

Ash Barges are increasing Concerns of Ecology of Sundarbans

The Fisheries organization and environmental experts flag serious threats to the ecology of Indian Sundarbans as the fly ash filled barges are sinking and capsizing in Hooghly river. Highlights In April 2020, two fly ash filled barges sank within a range of 30 kilometres of Hooghly river. Around 100 Bangladeshi barges each weighing 600 tonnes Read More…

Government launches ASH TRACK mobile app for Fly Ash management

Ministry of Power has launched Web based monitoring System and Fly Ash mobile application named ASH TRACK. It was launched by Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy R.K Singh in New Delhi. These platforms will enable better management of fly ash produced by thermal power plants by providing interface between Read More…

Maharashtra becomes first state to adopt Fly Ash Utilization Policy

Maharashtra became the first state in the country to adopt the Fly Ash Utilization Policy. It was approved by state cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. The policy paves way for prosperity by generating wealth from waste and environment protection. Key Facts The policy seeks 100% use of fly ash generated from thermal Read More…