Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) launched booking of air tickets through its website from May 7, 2012, Minister of State for Railways, Bharatsinh Solanki, said in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha. The tickets can be booked at air.irctc.co.in and railtourismindia.com. IRCTC has entered into an agreement with Air India, Jet Airways, Kingfisher, Spicejet, Indigo and Go Air. Initially, customers will be able to book tickets to these airlines on domestic routes. International bookings will be opened soon.
NSPCL posts net profit of R194.22 crore in 2011-12
NSPCL, a joint venture of NTPC Ltd and SAIL, has posted a net profit of R194.22 crore for the financial year ended March 31, 2012 as against a net profit of R191.33 crore in the corresponding period in 2010-11. The total revenues grew by 27.27 % to settle at R2449.81 crore (including the value of coal) for 2011-12 as against R1924.96 crore during the previous fiscal. The company has proposed a dividend of 12 per cent on equity share capital of the company for the year ended March 31, 2012, a press statement said.
NHPC awarded 'Best Performing Generation Company (Hydro)'
NHPC Limited has been awarded the 'Best Performing Generation Company (Hydro)' at Power Line Awards 2012. ABL Srivastava, chairman and managing director, NHPC, received the award from Union power minister Sushil Kumar Shinde.