The new scheme announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday to provide power connections to four crore households that lack access to electricity is basically a repackaging of the UPA regime’s Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidutikaran Yojana
The government is considering ways to bind power distribution companies to supply electricity round the clock, without resorting to load shedding.
Beneficiaries shall be identified and their application for electricity connection along with applicant photograph and identity proof shall be registered on spot.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched a new scheme Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana –“Saubhagya” to ensure electrification of all willing households in the country in rural as well as urban areas here today.
Coal Minister Piyush Goyal today said his ministry is taking urgent steps to ensure coal supplies to power stations stabilise by month end or early October.
After enjoying the benefits of low oil prices, we should also be ready to shell out more on trend reversal
Raj Kumar Singh on Tuesday took over as new Union Minister of State (IC) in Ministries of Power & New & Renewable Energy here today.
Symbolising the growing hydrocarbon engagement between India and Myanmar, the first consignment of 30 MT of High Speed Diesel was sent today from India to Myanmar by land route.
Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today said the daily revision in petrol and diesel prices will continue despite petrol price spiking by Rs 6.6 per litre in two months.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin and discussed ways for boosting bilateral trade and investment, especially in the oil and natural gas sector.
The International Solar Alliance (ISA), PM Modi’s bid to bring over 121 solar energy-rich countries under a single umbrella, has been in the works for the past two years.