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Budget to hike Ujjwala bar towards 100% household LPG coverage

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 12, 2019

The Union Budget 2019-20 is likely to renew the focus on the NDA government's flagship Ujjwala scheme with the aim of increasing access to cooking gas, or liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), to all...

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Panel to consider allowing private companies to sell subsidised LPG

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 11, 2019

The government has set up an expert panel to consider allowing private firms to sell subsidised cooking gas — a long-standing demand for companies like Reliance Industries because state firms...

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Renewables sector awaits a multi-pronged policy to resume strong growth trajectory

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 6, 2019

As the renewable energy sector faces a slowdown, industry representatives and experts seek a multi-dimensional policy framework from the new government to restore market confidence and put the...

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India supports UN initiative to eliminate single-use plastic

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 6, 2019

United Nations: India has joined efforts by the UN to eliminate single-use plastic in the world body’s headquarters here and promote healthy lifestyle by marking the World Bicycle Day, weaving...

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New government’s policy concerns on energy, water, environment, pollution and climate change

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 3, 2019

Energy

Clean energy and clean mobility are set to get a big boost, and the government may...

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Ban ROs where dissolved solids in water below 500 mg/litre, NGT tells govt

By : Sustainability ..., May 31, 2019

In a bid to regulate the use of RO purifiers, NGT has directed the government to prohibit them where total dissolved solids (TDS) in water are below 500 mg per litre and sensitise public about...

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In First Budget, Centre Likely to Announce Vehicle-scrapping Policy, Focus on Doubling Farmers' Income

By : Sustainability ..., May 28, 2019

The focus of Prime Minister Narendra Modi government’s first 100 days will be agriculture and automobile industry, according to CNBC-TV18. Promoting electric vehicles tops the Centre's agenda...

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Gas-based plants’ revival, EV infra on priority list of government in second innings

By : Sustainability ..., May 27, 2019

Revival of gas-based power plants and putting up electric vehicle infrastructure are expected to be on the priority list of the new NDA government. The power ministry is expected to approach the...

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Solar-powered Cochin airport commissions second substation

By : Sustainability ..., May 16, 2019

Further enhancing its solar-power banking facilities, the Cochin International Airport Limited (Cial) commissioned its second substation on Wednesday. A parallel 110 Kv electrical substation for...

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Indore airport eyes solar power, energy efficiency to cut CO2 emission

By : Sustainability ..., May 10, 2019

Indore airport, also known as Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport, may soon be recognized for its significant progress in managing carbon emissions by a global airport body. Airport authorities plans...

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