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Haryana government exempts solar devices from Value Added Tax levy

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 19, 2017

In order to give a boost to implementation of the Haryana Solar Policy and also to encourage entrepreneurs to set up ventures for manufacturing solar devices and equipment in the state, the...

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Telangana to double solar capacity by March next

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 10, 2017

Telangana is set to come out with a new wind and hybrid solar-wind energy policy frameworks to provide impetus to the rapidly expanding renewable energy sector.

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CPCB issues draft norms to tackle odour from solid waste disposal sites

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 3, 2017

Recognizing the urgent need for abatement of odour from municipal solid waste (MSW) disposal facilities in urban India, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has proposed guidelines to...

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Tough targets hinder e-waste rule rollout

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 27, 2017

The implementation of the e-waste rules 2016, which are to come into force this May, may now be delayed with industry associations of electrical and electronic equipment demanding a relaxation...

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Arunachal Pradesh to relook hydropower policy

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 10, 2017

Small hydropower projects in Arunachal Pradesh are facing delays in execution with some being stalled for almost a decade.

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Delhi’s solar energy policy to see the light of day next month

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 6, 2017

Delhi’s solar policy will come into effect from April, eight months after it received the Aam Aadmi Party government’s approval.

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Faecal sludge management policy to be unveiled soon

By : SustainabilityO..., Feb 22, 2017

The draft of National Urban Faecal Sludge and Septage Management (FSSM) policy is ready for implementation in March first week, according to Praveen Prakash, Joint Secretary in the Union Urban...

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Vehicle scrap policy coming soon : Indian Government

By : SustainabilityO..., Feb 6, 2017

Government is keen on implementing vehicle policy that aims at scrapping 15-year old commercial vehicles in the first phase, and it will send the proposal to GST Council after Cabinet nod, Union...

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Draft rules for utilising solid waste for cement production

By : SustainabilityO..., Jan 31, 2017

With landfill sites across major cities filled beyond capacity, the central pollution control board (CPCB) has now come out with fresh draft guidelines proposing use of solid and industrial...

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All states except Uttar Pradesh ink pact to achieve 24X7 power

By : SustainabilityO..., Jan 11, 2017

All states barring Uttar Pradesh have inked agreements with the Centre to achieve the milestone of providing '24x7 Power For All (PFA)'. 

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