Union Minister of State for Power and New and Renewable Energy (NRE), RK Singh on Thursday said that India’s energy needs are going to double in the next 6-7 years at the present rate of growth of the economy.
During the day, the Minister also met the Governor, N. N. Vohra and Chief Minister of the State, Ms. Mehbooba Mufti and discussed about faster implementation of power projects in the State so that the people of J&K get 24x7 Quality Power at affordable prices.
Union Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, R.K. Singh reviewed power sector development in the State of Jammu & Kashmir on October 10 and reiterated the commitment of Government of India to provide uninterrupted reliable power supply to all the citizens of the country including Jammu & Kashmir.
Huge time and cost overruns, high upfront cost to establish projects, long-drawn process to get green clearances, additional cess imposed by various state governments on projects
India needs a nearly sixfold jump in pace of electrification if the targets set under the Saubhagya scheme announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently are to be met.
NTPC Limited paid a total dividend @ 47.8% of its paid-up capital for the financial year 2016-17, amounting to Rs. 3,941 crore.
Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID) has entered into a Term Loan facility agreement for Rs.3270Crore with ICICI Bank Ltd. today.
Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana –“Saubhagya” a new scheme was launched by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure electrification of all willing households in the country in rural as well as urban areas on 25th September, 2017.
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.
Raj Kumar Singh on Tuesday took over as new Union Minister of State (IC) in Ministries of Power & New & Renewable Energy here today.
Supplies by Coal India to power utilities witnessed 11 per cent growth during August 2017 in comparison to the previous corresponding period.