Accused of pocketing sand mine contracts worth crores on his staff’s names, Punjab Power and Irrigation Minister Rana Gurjit Singh has resigned from his post.
A month ahead of the investors meet in UP, the state government on Monday offered yet another sop to industries by giving them the option to take power from the power distribution company of their choice.
India’s power ministry is considering ending the lock on electricity sales by distributors as one way to speed up growth in vehicle charging stations, according to a ministry official with knowledge of the plan.
Giving a push for speedy approvals, the petroleum ministry has proposed that discovered small fields (DSF) be awarded in future by a limited group of the petroleum minister and the finance minister, instead of the 14-member Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) headed by the Prime Minister.
Coal India’s new pricing policy, which involves selling coal on the basis of total energy content in each consignment, is expected to bring down cost of power generation that would be passed on to consumers, said executives from the company.
State-owned Indian Oil Corp (IOC) today signed an initial pact with Israel’s Phinergy Ltd for developing ultra lightweight metal-air batteries that can be used in electric vehicles(EVs).
Delhi Metro: Inspect, Investigate And Advise, Now, A Commissioner Of Metro Railway Safety To Monitor Operations
More than a decade after it was first envisaged in the Metro Railways (Operations and Maintenance) Act, 2002, the Ministry of Civil Aviation has created a post for the Commissioner of Metro Railway Safety under the Commission of Railway Safety, according to an official notification dated January 10.
The Energy sector in India is likely to emerge as an integral sector driving India towards growth, Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas said recently.
Putting behind it controversies and delays, as also questions over its viability, the Andhra Pradesh government has placed the Vijayawada Metro project on the fast track, in keeping with its ambition to build Amaravati, its new capital, as a smart city — Vijayawada and Amaravati, 12 km apart, are being developed as twin cities.
Amid fears of a proposed safeguard duty on imported solar cells thwarting India’s solar mission, the government wants to ensure that the duty is prospective in nature, and does not impact ongoing solar projects, a top official in the renewable energy ministry said.