The union budget 2019-20 is likely to renew the focus on Prime Minister Modi-led National Democratic Alliance government’s flagship Ujjwala scheme to ensure LPG coverage for all of the country’s households before the year-end, reports LiveMint.
India’s imports for the liquefied natural gas (LNG) increased 9.7% year-on-year and 13.4% month-on-month to 83 million metric standard cubic metres per day (mmscmd) said the Petroleum Planning & Analysis Cell and Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas.
Japan has plans to establish high-speed rail network, commonly known as bullet train, in five more locations in India even as the first such project in the Mumbai-Ahmadabad sector is likely to be delayed till 2023 compared to the government’s 2022 target.
Union Road Transport Ministry has set an ambitious target for itself for the current financial year and sought Rs 1.20 lakh crore as budgetary support from the upcoming Union Budget, sources have told Zee News.
The Central Public Works Department (CPWD) has directed its officials to explore the possibility of installing “solar trees” in residential complexes of government employees. The move intends to promote renewable energy and reduce carbon footprint by the CPWD
Indian foreign minister, S. Jaishankar is on a visit to Bhutan from June 7-8. According to the Ministry of external affairs, Jaishankar is likely to meet the king Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, Lyonchhen Dr Lotay Tshering,
The rising prices of LPG refill have severely affected the beneficiaries of the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana. Under the scheme, they were given stoves and cylinders free of cost. Although the subsidy is deposited in the bank account of the beneficiaries, the latter are finding it hard to shell out increased money.
As the first month of theoretically no Iranian crude oil exports comes to a close it seems that Asian refiners have been able to cope with the loss of supplies, but it has come at the expense of their profits.
India’s move to acquire reserves of strategic minerals like lithium and cobalt to power the country’s move into electric vehicles is all set to become a reality with three state-owned metal and mining companies due to ink a joint venture agreement early next month.
Distributed renewable energy (DRE) is over a US $100 Billion business opportunity for India, as per a report by Clean Energy Access Network (CLEAN). But harnessing any such potential requires unambiguous understanding of its role in country’s development ambitions.