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Uttar Pradesh targets 10.7GW solar with 4.3GW on rooftops under draft solar policy

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 28, 2017

The Indian state of Uttar Pradesh is targeting 10.7GW of solar power by 2022, with 4.3GW from rooftop, under its draft 'Solar Power Policy 2017’.

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Cross-subsidy on power should go: Niti Aayog

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 28, 2017

Federal policy think-tank Niti Aayog has pitched for letting power utilities realize full market price from all consumers by doing away with cross-subsidy provided to poor consumers....

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Commerce Ministry to help coordinate solid waste management rules

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 23, 2017

National Productivity Council (NPC) under the commerce ministry will act as a programme coordinator for implementing Solid Waste Management Rules.

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L’Oréal leads the pack on sustainability in the Cosmetics Industry, Brazilian Natura not far behind: Sustainability Outlook’s latest research

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 20, 2017

Sustainability Outlook has released...

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No further relief to textile sector: GST Council

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 19, 2017
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council said that no more relief will be given to the textile sector before the bill is rolled out on July 1. Prior to the 17th GST Council meeting that was...
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Cheaper loans, lower registration fee for green homes soon

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 19, 2017
The government is working on a scheme to promote energy efficient homes by offering cheaper loans and lower registration fee for green residential units as it ramps up efforts to mitigate...
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Sweden Passes Law to Be Completely Carbon Neutral by 2045

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 19, 2017
In Brief
The Swedish government has passed a law that implements measures to make the country carbon neutral by 2045. The legislation is a major milestone in both Swedish history and...
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Subject Tags: carbon neutrality , policy

Classify textile job work under 5% GST slab: Federation of Indian Exports Organisation (FIEO)

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 19, 2017

Federation of Indian Exports Organisation (FIEO) has urged the government to bring textile job works including embroidery, cutting and garmenting under the 5 per cent GST slab. As tasks like...

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Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation: June date for new e-waste rules

By : SustainabilityO..., May 22, 2017

The municipal corporation organised a stakeholders' meeting here today to introduce a comprehensive system for electronic waste management and decided to implement the new e-waste management...

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Maharashtra to rejig rules for e-taxi launch in Nitin Gadkari’s Nagpur

By : SustainabilityO..., May 11, 2017

The country's first electric taxi service has hit a hurdle due to archaic rules but the Maharashtra government is likely to clear it and make Union transport minister Nitin Gadkari's pet project...

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