Another 105 villages stand electrified across the country during the week from 2nd to 8th May 2016 under the Government’s Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojna (DDUGJY, taking the total count of villages that have been electrified in India from 7549 last week to 7654 by May 8th. Out of these electrified villages, 6 villages belong […]
Aiming an annual reduction in electricity bills of Indian consumers by over Rs 42,000 crore, Union power, coal and renewable energy minister, Piyush Goyal intends to provide energy efficient lighting, covering the entire country by 2019 and distribute 77 crore LED bulbs under the Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) scheme. As of […]
Government of India’s National LED programme – Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) was launched today in Madhya Pradesh by Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Union Minister for State (IC) for Power, Coal and Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal, at a function held in Bhopal. The scheme is being implemented by […]
The Prime Minister will also visit his constituency, Varanasi. He will distribute e-rickshaws to beneficiaries. Modi will also launch a scheme for environment-friendly “E-Boats” at the famous Assi Ghat.
Grameen Vidyutikaran is a vision to bring that change. See how electrification of villages led to education, employment and development, seeding happiness across rural communities. Video Credit: A Govt. Of India
Nuclear collaboration with Canada has proved mutually beneficial for the two countries and is bound to grow further in the years to come, according to the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh. Singh was speaking […]
In a move that will see an annual reduction in consumers electricity bills by Rs 5,195 crore, India’s Power, coal and RE Minister Piyush Goyal achieved a major milestone on April 26 as he achieved distribution of over 10 crore LED bulbs across the country. The distribution of LED bulbs is being done under the […]
A major contributor to this subsidy reduction is the government’s “Give It Up” scheme. As on date more than 1 crore LPG customers have given up LPG subsidy under the ‘GiveItUp’ campaign. The approximate annual subsidy saving is likely to be in the range of Rs. 1668 crore (approx.) assuming an average subsidy of Rs. 139 per cylinder. The ‘GiveItUp’ campaign is a continuous process and wide publicity is given for voluntarily surrender of subsidy.