Work on the ambitious 1,000 MW wind power project planned off Gujarat’s coast, the first such project in India, is set to commence as the Request for Proposal (RFP) is expected to be issued by next month, a senior Gujarat government official said.
An expenditure of Rs 1,484 crore was incurred on chartered flights, maintenance of aircraft and hotline facilities during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visits to 84 countries since June 2014, according to the government.
The government is planning to build 1,911 kilometres of international connectivity roads over the five year period ending 2022 under its flagship Bharatmala scheme, parliament was told on Thursday.
The government is looking to sell successfully running public sector infrastructure projects such as power and steel plants to private companies in a bid to boost green-field investment and create fresh capacity.
Lending a push to power sector reforms ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections due next year, UP government on Monday announced Rs 10,000-crore UP Power Sector Improvement Project,
Waking up to some of the state transport authorities and traffic police not accepting the digital version of driving licence and registration certificates, the Centre is set to amend the Motor Vehicles Rules making it compulsory for authorities to accept digital version of of all vehicle documents including pollution under control certificates and insurance documents.
Within 10 days of the launch of the Madhya Pradesh government’s subsidised power scheme and outstanding power bill waiver scheme, over 38 lakh people have registered themselves to avail the benefits, an official said here on Wednesday.
The Delhi government today approved hiring a consultant to run 1,000 electric buses, a move Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal termed a big step towards modernising transport and reducing pollution.
South Korea has sought the intervention of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s office (PMO) to instil confidence among Korean investors, while airing serious concerns over the fate of existing Korean investments in the Indian power sector. South Korean president Moon Jae-in is touring India since Sunday.
India signed a INR 3,371 crore loan pact with World Bank to provide additional financing for PMGSY rural road projects. The loan has a 3-year grace period, and a maturity of 10 years, the finance ministry said in a release.