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Cabinet approves electrification of 13,675 km non-electrified rail routes at a cost of Rs 12,134 crore

By : editor_2, Sep 13, 2018

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today approved electrification of 13,675 km of non-electrified railway routes at a cost of Rs 12,134.50 crore. The idea is to make the...

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Government to provide funds to cities to buy EVs for public transport

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 7, 2017

The Centre has invited proposals from cities with a population above 10 lakh for extending grants under the FAME India scheme to promote large-scale adoption of electric vehicles in multi-modal...

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Will diversify portfolio for next wave of growth, says BHEL

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 25, 2017

State-owned power equipment maker BHEL today said it will create a diversified portfolio for its next wave of growth that will include areas like solar energy, transportation and water business...

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Maruti Suzuki India will not hold back in electric vehicle segment: R C Bhargava

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 6, 2017

With the government focusing on promotion of electric vehicles, Maruti Suzuki India will not hold back in the segment and will come up with models based on customer preference, according to company chairman R C Bhargava.

The auto major, which has around 50 per cent of...

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Auto companies like Hyundai, Tata Motors, advance plans to make electric cars in India

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 5, 2017

Signalling a major change in stance, carmakers are advancing plans to make electric cars in India by giving them preference over hybrid versions. Automakers such as Hyundai, Tata Motors and Mahindra & Mahindra are leading the race to roll out electric cars soon.

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India can do more on climate change with support: Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 28, 2017

Reiterating India’s commitment to tackling climate change, Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said it can do more if finance and other support are ensured. The Minister said...

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Civic body to install solar traffic signals

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 27, 2017

Nine crossroads of the city will soon get a new look as officials of Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) have decided to install solar powered traffic signal system .

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JMRC's rooftop solar plant project hits roadblock

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 26, 2017

The Jaipur Metro Rail Corporation's (JMRC) plans to make its station energy self-sufficient by installing rooftop solar plant has hit a roadblock.

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Chennai Metropolitan Transport Corporation to operate electric buses

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 11, 2017

Soon, Chennaiites can travel in environment-friendly electric buses operated by the Metropolitan Transport Corporation (MTC). Transport minister M R Vijayabaskar on Saturday made an announcement...

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Waste-to-wealth a Rs 10 lakh crore opportunity for India: Nitin Gadkari

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 7, 2016

Conversion of waste into wealth can generate Rs 10 lakh crore per annum for the Indian economy, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said today. 

"Conversion...

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