President Ram Nath Kovind hosted an LPG Panchayat at the in Rashtrapati Bhawan a few days ago. LPG (Liquified Petroleum Gas) consumers and beneficiaries of the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) scheme from more than 20 states attended the Panchayat.
The Budget 2018allocation of Rs 24,933 crore for petroleum subsidy may fall short considering the appreciation in crude oil prices and revised target of providing 8 crore Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) connections under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), experts say.
The risk of fuel subsidies may hurt the stocks of crude-oil producers ONGC and Oil India after a gap of about two years, capping near-term gains.
The Union Budget for 2018-19 tabled in Parliament today has sought to achieve universal energy access with focus on expanding the coverage of flagship schemes aimed at providing cooking gas and electricity connections to the poor.
Given its electoral potential, finance minister Arun Jaitley’s budget speech is expected to extol the benefits of Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana, or the Saubhagya scheme.
In an interview to Times Now on the weekend, Prime Minister Narendra Modi extolled the virtues of the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, which offers free gas connections to the rural poor.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has stepped in to expedite reforms in the power sector and has set a July deadline to work on Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY), which was launched in 2015 with an aim to separate agriculture and non-agriculture feeders, BTVi reported quoting unidentified sources.
Indian Oil Corporation (IndianOil), has adopted 2018 as the ‘Year of Trust.’ From Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana(PMUY) to daily price revision of petrol & diesel, to the decision to leapfrog BS-VI fuels supply to Delhi by April 1, 2018
Thailand’s Electricity Generating Public Company (EGCO) is scouting for power generation assets in India, including those in the clean energy space, two people aware of the development said.
India is set to surpass China as the biggest importer of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) this month as a drive to replace wood and animal dung fires for cooking boosts consumption.