Sterlite Power to use drones (unmanned aerial vehicles or UAVs) for power-line monitoring in India

Sharper Shape is the global market leader of automated drone-based asset inspections. Long-distance drone flights could provide significant benefits by enabling a safe, efficient and fast method of inspection.

Sterlite Power to use drones (unmanned aerial vehicles or UAVs) for power-line monitoring in India

That technology will be the game changer for India’s infrastructure sector got established on Monday when India’s leading power transmission company, Sterlite Power announced a strategic partnership with the Palo-Alto based Sharper Shape to provide drone inspection services for utility assets in India.

Over 25 lakh LPG connections released under PM Ujjwala Yojana

Under the scheme, 5 crores LPG connections will be provided to BPL families with a support of Rs. 1600 per connection in the next 3 years. Identification of the BPL families is being done through Socio-Economic Caste Census data.

Over 25 lakh LPG connections released under PM Ujjwala Yojana

As many as 25.44 lakh LPG connections have been released to women of BPL families as on today under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana. The scheme which was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Balia, Uttar Pradesh on 01st May, 2016 is currently under operation in 553 districts of 24 States.

The $20 bn Indo-US Clean Energy Fund

The $20 bn Indo-US Clean Energy Fund

India and the USA are exploring the possibilities to establish the US-India Clean Energy Hub, as a coordinating mechanism in partnership with leading Indian financial institutions, with a view to increase renewable energy investment in India.