Indian Railways’ renewable energy projects are likely to gather steam and grow at a faster rate under Piyush Goyal, the former Union New and Renewable Energy Minister.
Last week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had appointed Goyal as the new Railways Minister. Goyal as New and Renewable Energy Minister had initiated many projects like electrification of villages and Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) to revive debt-ridden power distribution companies and solar power.
Now, Goyal’s appointment as the Railways Minister will reinforce the Centre’s focus on infrastructure development, of which the railways account for a big chunk. Read More…
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