Pinch of plagiarism for Telangana

The MoEF’s expert appraisal committee found that chunks of paragraphs were lifted.

Published: 18th September 2016 09:29 AM  |   Last Updated: 18th September 2016 10:11 AM   |  A+A-

NEW DELHI/HYDERABAD: Documents submitted by the Telangana government for environment clearance for the Yadadri Thermal Power Station in Nalgonda district have been found to be plagiarised.

Pinch of Plagiarism.JPGThe Centre has rejected the application for clearance. The documents also furnished irrelevant content and contained no plant-specific analysis. It was just two months ago that the Telangana government had accused Andhra Pradesh of copying its information and templates for the Ease of Doing Business evaluation and even lodged a police complaint. In the present case, the documents were submitted by the Telangana State Power Generation Corporation Ltd to the MoEF seeking clearance for the 4000 MW supercritical coal-based power station is it seeking to build in Veerlapalem village in Nalgonda district.

The MoEF’s expert appraisal committee found that chunks of paragraphs were lifted from a report titled ‘Hazards Identification and Risk Assessment in Thermal Power Plant’ published in the International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology. 

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