Centre for Science and Environment, Pune International Centre and Prayas (Energy Group) are set to organise a roundtable meeting and book release on State of Renewable Energy in India on January 28 in the city.
The Pune Division of Indian Railways has planned to construct 1,200-km-long wall to prevent trespassing and encroachment on its land and property. The wall will cost at least Rs 700 crore, and the project was approved by the Railway Board Engineering in November last year.
Assuring action against those responsible for the collapse of the 40-foot hoarding, the central railway Pune division had appointed a four-member committee on October 7 to probe the incident.
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
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,
General Motors has been in India since 1996 subsequently building two factories to manufacture, sell and export out of the country. Even after plans to invest $1 billion more, in 2017, GM closed its factory in Halol Gujarat.
Pune division of Central Railways has introduced 30 baggage trolleys for passengers at Pune station. Officials said that for now the trolleys will be in possession of coolies.
Indian Railways has been dragged into this row, willy-nilly. Over 1,000 government employees, including officers from Nashik and Pune, working in Mumbai are staring at pay cuts, thanks to biometric attendance system.
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.
The waste-to-energy (WTE) plant at the Moshi garbage depot will be a successful project as the calorific value of garbage is very high, said Sanjay Kulkarni, executive engineer of PCMC’s environment department.
RailSuraksha, a mobile application designed for the safety of train passengers, which has been developed by the Pune rail division, will soon be endorsed and launched across the country by the railway ministry.