India is making rapid strides in the renewable energy arena and has successfully met a large part of its green energy generation targets, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said during his speech at the opening session of the 2018 World Economic Forum at Davos in Switzerland.
In a country that loses a quarter of its electricity to theft, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s parliamentary constituency — Varanasi — has shown a way out by pushing distribution cables underground and deploying technology to track illegal connections.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in November had set an ambitious target of having 175 gigawatts (GW) installed capacity of renewable energy by 2022. Of this, 100 GW is expected from solar power and 60 GW coming from wind power projects.
Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas is pushing for a cut in excise duty on petrol and diesel in the upcoming 2018/19 budget to cushion the impact of rising oil prices on its vast consumer base, two oil ministry officials told Reuters on Monday.
In his recent interview to Times Now, Prime Minister Narendra Modi ruled out a populist Budget. He gave enough indications that the upcoming Budget will not be a populist one.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday held a roundtable meeting with the CEOs of top global companies ahead of this year’s World Economic Forum.
Modi will host a dinner for global CEOs today. On Tuesday, he will interact with global business community members, besides delivering his keynote address.
Modi’s ambitious India infrastructure fund gets another boost; to jointly invest $3 billion with Dubai’s DP World
In a major boost to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious National Investment & Infrastructure Fund, DP World Ltd., a Dubai-based port operator, has entered into a joint investment plan of up to $3 billion with the former.
India was today ranked at the 62nd place among emerging economies on an Inclusive Development Index, much below China’s 26th position and Pakistan’s 47th.
Thanks to the US shale revolution, the US may finally achieve energy independence, set as a goal by every president since Richard Nixon. Will India be able to achieve even the modest goal set by PM Narendra Modi, of reducing oil dependence by 10% by 2022?