As retail sales of automobile fuel is increasing by the year in Karnataka, oil companies are planning a significant expansion of the retail network in the State. Petrol sales are growing at about 7 per cent and diesel at 9 per cent annually.
When the solar panels quietly began to generate power in December last year, 38-year-old Mallika Arjun finally heard wedding bells. A farmer neck-deep in debt, he had been unable to find a family to accept him as a groom for their daughter.
Petrol prices have hit record highs this year. People are angry. The government is worried. This forced Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, on October 04, 2018, to announce a marginal relief for citizens with an excise duty cut of Rs 1.50 and another Re 1 drop
A shortage of coal has affected power production in Raichur thermal power plant (RTPS) while the Bellary and Yeramarus plants have stock for six more days. With the chief minister and chief secretary’s letters to Union power and coal minister Piyush Goyal
Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy told the Energy Department officials to increase power generation from other sources of energy such as Solar and Hydel.
A week after Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy appealed to Union Minister for Railways and Coal Piyush Goyal to ensure a steady supply of coal to the state, he asked Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation not to resort to load shedding just yet.
The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has proposed changes to the regulations passed in 2011 with regards to the procurement of energy from renewable sources.
Your electricity bill could soon increase even if you are using the same amount of power. This, after the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) granted permission to five electricity supply companies to collect fuel adjustment
After cutting sales tax rates on petrol and diesel, the Janata Dal (Secular)-Congress government is now planning to hardsell Karnataka as a destination where motor fuel prices are the cheapest.
As part of CSR initiatives, National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) Ltd, Kudgi Super Thermal Power Project based at Kudgi village, in the District has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Karnataka Industrial Training & Employment (DTE).
The Government of Karnataka has committed a grant of Rs 50 lakh for start-ups with a strong social bent and working in rural development in the state. This was announced by Priyank Kharge, Minister for Social Welfare, at the first Shell Energy