Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday said public sector oil companies have decided to set up an integrated refinery-cum-petrochemical complex with a refining capacity of 60 million metric tonnes per annum (mmtpa) at an estimated cost of Rs 2.70 lakh crore at Babulwadi in Maharashtra.
IN A bid to improve energy efficiency in Maharashtra, the state government would conduct energy audits in 1,500 government offices. The announcement was made on Monday by Piyush Goyal, Minister of State with Independent Charge for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy and Mines.
Union Minister of State with independent charge for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy and Mines Piyush Goyal will be the chief guest at Badalta Maharashtra, a two-day conclave organised by Loksatta of The Indian Express Group, beginning on Monday.
The Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) launched a new Star Rating Programme for air pollution on June 5, 2017–World Environment Day.
In January this year, a report estimated that air pollution kills 1.2 million Indians each year and takes 3 percent off the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). The levels of the most dangerous airborne pollutants grew by 13 percent in India between 2010 and 2015, the report by environmental NGO Greenpeace added. Read More… […]
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has successfully commissioned another 270 MW thermal unit at Rattan India Nasik Power Limited’s 5×270 MW thermal power project, located at Sinnar in Nasik District of Maharashtra.
Fancy taking a ride around Nagpur in an electric taxi sometime soon? As many as 200 of these taxis — the first of their kind in the country will hit the city’s streets on May 26
For Dr Vinayak Salunke, flashlights worth less than $10 each are one of the most valuable assets at the Vihamandra health centre in Aurangabad in India’s western state of Maharashtra
The state of Maharashtra completes 57 years in its present form today (1 May). At an estimated nominal Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) this year of $380 billion, roughly 14.5 per cent of country’s estimated Gross Domestic Product (GDP), Maharashtra continues to be the putative economic powerhouse of India
Petroleum Ministry while coming down heavily on petrol pump owners has slammed their decision to observe Sunday off under the pretext of answering Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for oil conservation