One of the biggest losers in the fight against climate change could be the Indian government. Taxes and other revenue from fossil fuels contributed $86 billion (Rs6.23 lakh crore) to the budgets of India’s national and state governments in 2017, according to a study by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD).
Indian Railways is a 163-year-old institution, which has been a national organization since 1947 and continues as a Public-Sector Undertaking burdened with declining operating efficiency and deteriorating Freight shares.
An ambitious scheme of the Narendra Modi government, launched in 2015 to help embattled Indian power distribution companies, now weighs heavy on the finances of various states.
Mukesh Ambani is considering selling a 25% stake in Reliance Industries (RIL) to Saudi Aramco, world’s most profitable company and largest crude oil producer.
Whenever we think of snow, Russia, US and other nations pop-up in our mind. But, after watching this video of the sights of Kalka-Shimla toy train after snowfall, you will forget all these nations. What a beauttiful video it is! The ‘cool’ video has been tweeted by Railways Minister Piyush Goyal.
India’s villages are racing towards universal electricity access and clean cooking. But the challenge is to keep costs low. A survey of over 9,000 rural households by the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW
In recent years, India has been adding thousands of megawatts of solar power capacity which has led to record-low tariffs. So much so that solar power now costs even lesser than thermal in the country.
The rapid rise of renewable energy is exposing the shortcomings in India’s current power transmission infrastructure.
As they increasingly produce and distribute this new kind of power, government agencies and companies—and their infrastructure—are grappling with the technical difficulties this transition ensues.
China may be the world’s renewable energy leader, but where the sector’s growth is concerned, India is leaving its neighbour behind.
India’s expanding its oil stocks to avoid external price and supply shocks in the future. On June 27, the Narendra Modi government announced a plan to build two new caves full of strategic petroleum reserves (SPRs) to maintain the country’s supplies for up to 12 days during exigencies.