Great news for Karnataka! Piyush Goyal-led Indian Railways is all set to upgrade and give some trains in Southern India a new look. Six express trains, as well as superfast trains in Karnataka, will soon get a makeover.
In an environment-friendly initiative, Indian Railways has installed bottle crushers at the Vadodara Railway Station to minimise plastic waste at its premises.
RBI Monetary Policy: Even as the impact of rising global crude oil prices weigh on India’s trade, India’s central bank RBI noted that a significant decline in imports of gold as well as pearl and precious stones has more than offset the impact of rising crude oil prices.
Keen on achieving the ambitious target of highway building at a pace of 45 km per day in 2018-19 against 27 km per day achieved in 2017-18, the highways ministry has convened a two-day review meeting with all stakeholders.
State-owned electricity distribution companies (discoms) have witnessed a substantial drop in their losses, power minister Raj Kumar Singh said on Tuesday. Discom’s losses have narrowed to Rs17,352 crore in 2017-18 from Rs51,096 crore in FY16.
With an aim to promote use of solar power among farmers, the government is all set to launch Rs 1.4 crore KUSUM scheme next month. “The KUSUM (Kisan Urja Suraksha Evam Utthaan Mahaabhiyan) will be implemented in July.
The big ticket Rs 1.4 lakh crore KUSUM scheme to promote the use of solar power among farmers will be implemented from next month, renewable energy minister R K Singh said today.
On April 29, the Narendra Modi government electrified all 5,97,464 villages. As more than 3.1 crore rural households still remain unconnected, the next target is to provide electricity connection to every single household in the country by year-end, three months ahead of the initial deadline.
India became a net exporter of electricity for the first time during the last four years and aims to achieve the target of universal household electrification by the year-end three months ahead of the original deadline, Power Minister RK Singh said on Tuesday.
Petrol prices were cut for the seventh consecutive day across Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai on Tuesday. Notably, the prices were slashed by 13 paise to in Delhi and Kolkata to Rs 77.83 and Rs 80.47 respectively.