Clean energy seems to be the buzzword for the Dharmendra Pradhan-led ministry of petroleum now. Its flagship social sector programme
Major reforms of power tariffs are on the horizon as an official committee has recommended lower tariffs for heavy users to encourage electricity consumption as the country moves from a deficit to surplus situation
Centre has given its nod to the construction of two big power generating projects that had been hanging fire for last 57 years.
After the ceremony, Modi gave a speech where he claimed to have the support of 1.25 billion Indians in his campaign against black money
In a major change aimed at infusing transparency in the infrastructure sector, the Modi government will conduct its first-ever bidding of power transmission projects through reverse auction on an electronic platform and award six mega contracts worth Rs 4,697 crore through the novel initiative.
First Audit Field report out; No connections given by UP power Discom in 20 out of 25 electrified villages in Hathras district
उत्तर प्रदेश के हाथरस जिले में 25 विद्युतीकृत गांवों में से 20 गांव अभी भी बिजली से वंचित हैं। केन्द्र सरकार द्वारा क्षेत्र सर्वेक्षण से यह पता चला है कि उत्तर प्रदेश बिजली विभाग ने इन गांवों में परिवारों को अभी भी कनेक्शन जारी नही किये हैं।
Sharing the experience and journey of Piyush Goyal, a senior minister in the Narendra Modi Cabinet in India's first ever Tiranga Yatra, a non-party initiative
A country as diverse as ours and a country, which is constantly fighting divisive forces, the tiranga or our tri color is what unites us all. In this non-party initiative, Prime Minister Narendra Modi sent 75 ministers to 150 places across the country (i.e. 2 places per minister) and with none of them traveling on four wheelers. This weeklong yatra was done on bikes and anyone and everyone who wanted to join in, was free to do so. The BJP leaders might have spearheaded this initiative but the motive of this yatra was to unite people from all different backgrounds- social, political, geographical, economical, ideological- as Indians celebrating 70 years of their azadi.
Some state governments like Uttar Pradesh are suddenly seen trying to raise questions and puncture holes in the Centre’s attempt to route electricity to each and every village of India.
Raising questions is a must, especially in a party system like the one that runs in our country. The checks and balances are maintained through this constant cross questioning, which are also an attempt to keep the opposition at their toes with the intention of a country’s development. However, as these doubts are surfacing just months ahead of the state assembly elections, the motives are also well understood.
The energy-efficient LED bulb that use to cost Rs 350 in India is being sold today at Rs 50 and the reduction of Rs 300 is not coming from the government’s coffers as subsidy but through the government’s “pay as you save” scheme.
After creating value in its oil refining and marketing assets, the Mumbai based Ruia brothers controlled Essar Oil is planning