Each coming day petrol price has been hitting new levels. Cities like Mumbai, Kolkata, New Delhi and Chennai are seeing this product hitting over 5-year highs. With the rise showing no signs of abating, today Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan
The government will roll out a red carpet to big foreign players who want to set up greenfield steel projects and the country’s steel manufacturing capacity is expected to rise to 150 million tonnes by 2020, according to a senior official.
With the Indian government aiming to set up a natural gas trading hub in the country, sector regulator the Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) is seeking to appoint a consultant to help determine a regulatory mechanism for such a trading exchange.
The government is working on ‘unbundling’ of marketing and transportation of gas in the country, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has said, in a move that would end up splitting Gail, the owner of most of nation’s natural gas transportation network.
Bloomberg New Energy Finance has produced a new report which indicates the Indian government will need to invest around $23bn over the next five years if it is to achieve its target of 40 GW in rooftop solar photovoltaics.
Are the urban centres selected by the Union government to be upgraded into “smart cities” actually becoming smarter? How does the government define a smart city under its much-publicised Smart City Mission?
In 2014, the new Indian government declared its intention to achieve 100 smart cities. In promoting this objective, it gave the example of a large development in the island city of Mumbai, Bhendi Bazaar.