LED Bulbs Procurement Price Drops to at All Time Low of Rs 54.90 for a 9 watt bulb; LED Bulb Price of Rs 54.90 is 83% lower from Rs 310 in 20 months; India’s share in world’s LED market climbs to 12% from 0.1% in 20 months....
Having attained 9 crore LED bulbs distribution by March 31st, Minister Piyush Goyal looks at 77 crore LED bulbs for homes and 3.5 crore LED street lights.
The minister emphasised that his government will focus on increasing electricity demand, developing hydro power and intrastate transmission. He also added that there is a need to build enough redundancy in the system to address breakdowns. Goyal stressed that public-private partnerships are central to the power sector. He expressed confidence that India would meet the target of 20,000 MW of solar power by 2017 and the 100 gigawatts target of renewable energy by 2022.
Transparent LPG (or cooking gas) cylinders will soon become a reality in India and two pilot projects are already underway in the markets of Pune and Ahmedabad for launching these modern and customer friendly LPG cylinders. Transparent LPG cylinders will help consumers, who are routinely frustrated at vendors delivering much less than the promised quantity […]
The government said it has electrified 7008 villages till March 23, 2016 during 2015-16.Stating this power and coal minister, Piyush Goyal said that with this, the annual target of electrifying 7008 villages during this fiscal year under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojna (DDUGJY) has been achieved a week before close of financial year
Another 337 villages have been electrified across the country during last week (from 14th to 20th March 2016) under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojna (DDUGJY).Out of these electrified villages, 67 in Odisha, 49 in Jharkhand , 66 villages in Uttar Pradesh, 30 in Arunachal Pradesh , 41 in Bihar, 49 in Assam, 12 in Chhattisgarh, 9 in Madhya Pradesh and 11 in Rajasthan 1 each in Himachal Pradesh, Manipur & J &K