In a U-turn, the government has decided to offer a direct subsidy of around Rs 1.4 lakh for each electric car, while extending benefits to those purchasing other electric vehicles (EVs) too, such as two- and three-wheelers.
The Badarpur power plant, identified as one of the sources of pollution in Delhi, will miss its July 31 deadline and continue to operate till October when the Tughlaqabad sub-station is likely to be ready.
In a move which will annually save crores of rupees of the railway authorities, the Ludhiana railway station is all set to get a solar power system for generating 2 megawatt of power to fulfil its massive power requirement.
UP cabinet gave its nod to establishment of dedicated police stations in all 75 districts of UP to check power theft. The move comes amid recurrent incidents of power pilferage to the tune of over 30% causing massive revenue losses to the state government.
The Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) on Saturday urged the people of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack not to use their own vehicles for six hours on Monday to protest against the hike in prices of petroleum products.
The rising spree in fuel prices has escalated transportation cost of industries by 15 per cent, increasing their cost of operations.
Induction of electric buses into the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) fleet is set to be expedited with the Centre agreeing in-principle to offer subsidy.
Tamil Nadu Chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Friday laid the foundation for the Kundah Pumped Storage Hydro-Electric Project (4x125MW), which would come up at Kattukuppai in Nanajanad village in the Nilgiris.
With a number of urban consumers from apartment complexes, hotels and educational institutes coming forward to install rooftop solar grids, solar power development is slowly but surely picking up momentum in city.
Ishan Malhotra, a grade 11 student of Jayshree Periwal International School has created PLUTO, a simple and effective device for farmers to operate motor pumps installed in their fields via a mobile phone or a landline without a 3G/4G network.