Punjab’s industrial units embrace green fuel

Punjab’s industrial units embrace green fuel

To redress environmental woes and cut production cost, industry in Punjab is shifting to green fuel (LPG). Industries dealing in bicycle manufacturing, forging and heat treatment, bakery, steel rolling mills and textiles have started using LPG instead of pet coke and furnace oil as fuel.

Punjab to provide 8-hour power daily to farmers

Punjab to provide 8-hour power daily to farmers

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday assured farmers of eight hours of power supply every day for the ensuing paddy season, beginning on June 13, while promising 24-hour supply of power to all other categories of consumers.

Punjab may defer power tariff hike till Lok Sabha polls

Punjab may defer power tariff hike till Lok Sabha polls

In the face of opposition from rivals in the state assembly over inflated power bills, the state government is likely to defer the scheduled hike in tariffs till the Lok Sabha elections. If it happens, it would not be the first time that the state government does so in an election year.

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