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Odisha CM launches 22 projects including Rs 150.90 cr Hindalco Solar plant

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 8, 2019

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday launched 22 new projects, involving a total investment of Rs 4,461.42 crore. The projects are expected to create employment opportunities for...

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Uk-India Week: Uk Development Sector Backs India As The Global Home For Impact Investing

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 10, 2019

India’s emergence as a dynamic hub for social enterprise and entrepreneurialism shows it is the best place in the world for impact investing, leading figures in business, government and...

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More than 11 million face eviction, displacement as India booms

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 10, 2019

Last year alone, authorities demolished at least 114 houses every day, evicting about 23 people every hour, according to HLRN’s report published Tuesday in New Delhi. ...

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India can't attain 9-10% GDP growth without revolution in farm sector: Kant

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 19, 2019

India cannot achieve 9-10 per cent GDP growth without a revolution in the farm sector, Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said Monday. ...

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Amazon India partners with Kudumbashree in Kerala

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 8, 2019

Amazon India recently signed an agreement with Kudumbashree, a poverty eradication and women empowerment programme of the Kerala State Poverty Eradication Mission for its initiative called...

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World Bank to extend $30 billion assistance to India for development through 2022

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 24, 2018

The World Bank Group today announced it expects to extend assistance in a range between $25 billion and $30 billion to India over five years through 2022 to support its transition to a higher...

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PM Narendra Modi to meet state chief secretaries to push development agenda

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 10, 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is slated to meet all chief secretaries together -- probably for the first time -- on Monday to fast-track all-round development of states by taking a cohesive...

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ADB pledges USD 10 billion for development projects in India

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 30, 2017

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Thursday committed USD 10 billion support for infrastructure building and immediate development needs of less-developed states in the country....

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Subject Tags: ADB , development , Investment

Jamun used to make low-cost solar cells

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 27, 2017

Plucking and feasting on fresh, delectable jamuns is a favourite childhood pastime during summer months, but scientists at IIT Roorkee have found a novel use for the juicy Indian fruit – making...

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Sweden to spend up to $3.5 million on renewable energy R&D in India

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 5, 2016

Sweden has earmarked a sum of $2.5-3.5 million towards research and development on renewable energy in India. 

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