Solar power for all agriculture pumps by 2022, says state energy minister

He said the state recently launched the CM’s Solar Agriculture Feeder Scheme, under which electricity will be provided to 7.50 lakh agri pumps within a year

Solar power for all agriculture pumps by 2022, says state energy minister

State Energy Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule on Wednesday said all agriculture pumps in the state will switch over to solar power by 2022. “As many as 2,000 public water supply schemes will switch over to solar power this year,

Price rising, but diesel still way cheaper than petrol

Price rising, but diesel still way cheaper than petrol

Pune The price gap between petrol and diesel has been steadily narrowing over the years, more so in the recent past. Diesel prices have begun to jump sharply since the turn of the year. On January 1, 2018, the retail price of diesel in Pune was approximately Rs 62.36/ litre. Petrol price increase, in comparison, has been more moderate. On Friday, the retail price of petrol was Rs 81.80/litre, while diesel was selling at Rs 68.37/litre.