India hopes to touch renewable power capacity of 225 gigawatts (GW) by March 2022, the country’s power minister said on Tuesday, likely breaching the 175 GW target set in 2015.
Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday said the government has no plan to review the system of pricing petrol and diesel on a daily basis based on their international benchmark rates, indicating the Narendra Modi government’s resolve to remain on the reforms path.
India on Monday started receiving long-term gas supplies from Russia’s Gazprom, the world’s top publicly-listed natural gas company, under a $25-billion deal that indicates New Delhi’s quest for newer routes towards energy security and balancing ties with Washington and Moscow.
Despite a straight sixth day cut in petrol and diesel prices, rates are still quite high across the country. In the backdrop of this, the government is mulling long-term solutions to address the issue of spiralling fuel prices.
The drastic reduction in the price offered per unit of solar power generated by households, and other institutions, appears to have made adopting this sustainable mode of energy an unviable proposition for many in the city.
In what should come as a relief to railway passengers frustrated by delays in services, trains are now likely to run on time as any deviation from the schedule will cost officials of the national transporter their promotions.
Seeking to ensure smooth flow of commuters at new interchange stations of a recently-inaugurated corridor of the Magenta Line, the Delhi Metro has installed a total of 16 new automatic fare collection gates at the two facilities, officials said on Sunday.
Suburban train services on Western Railway (WR) and Central Railway’s (CR) main and harbour line will be affected due to maintenance block on Sunday.
Union petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan has urged railway minister Piyush Goyal to upgrade the reservation ticket counter at Bagala Dharmasala in Puri town to 24X7 counter.
Union cabinet minister for railways, coal and corporate affairs Piyush Goyal on Saturday said the revenue earned by the government during the low crude prices in the international market has gone into the developmental projects of various nature and magnitude.