The Maharashtra government is considering increasing excise duty on Indian-made foreign liquor (IMFL), so as to create some fiscal space for slashing the tax on petrol and diesel, an official said Wednesday.
The promoters of Ratnagiri Refinery & Petrochemicals Ltd have tasked a four-member panel led by former IAS officer DM Sukhtankar to win over those opposing the world’s biggest oil refinery and petrochemical plant planned at Ratnagiri
Petrol prices on Thursday morning crossed the 90-mark in certain cities of Maharastra including Hingoli, Parbhani, Jintur, Majalgaon, Ghansavangi and Paranda. In Delhi and Mumbai
Petrol prices on Tuesday breached the psychological barrier of Rs 90 and touched a scorching Rs 90.11 in Maharashtra’s Parbhani – a new record in India, an official said.
Wind turbine maker Suzlon Tuesday announced a joint venture (JV) with CLP India for two solar projects with of 50 megawatt (MW) and 20 megawatt (MW) in Dhule, Maharashtra.
The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a request for selection (RfS) for the setting up of 250 MW (50 MWx5) of grid connected solar PV power projects in Dondaicha Solar Park (Phase – I), located in Dondaicha of Dhule district
Despite having the largest number of critically polluted cities in India, Maharashtra added almost 2.5 GW of coal-fuelled power capacity in 2017, while overall, India commissioned 13 GW of thermal power plants from January 1, 2017 till August 9 this year.
According to the data released by the Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, the state has 233-km of Metro railway network under construction including Metro corridors being built in Mumbai, Pune and Nagpur; that is longest in the country when compared to around nine states where Metro corridors are under construction.
The irrigation department will continue to release water from the Pavana dam for hydropower generation in Maharashtra.
The Maharashtra government has prepared a plan to repair the electricity poles, wires and other systems at a cost of Rs 7,300 crore, Energy Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule has said.