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Niti Aayog sets stiff targets to curb air pollution, pitches for stringent civil penalties

By : editor_2, Dec 21, 2018

The central government’s think-tank, Niti Aayog, in its strategy paper ‘New India at 75’, has set ambitious targets to curb air pollution and recommended introduction of “stringent civil...

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Niti's roadmap for power reform: Privatisation of discoms, more auctions

By : editor_2, Dec 20, 2018

Government think tank Niti Aayog in its strategy document Wednesday suggested for the power sector a plethora of reforms like promoting smart grids, auctioning of energy, privatisation of...

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NITI Aayog in the driver’s seat for ambitious EV rollout plan

By : editor_2, Nov 23, 2018

NITI Aayog, the government’s apex policy think tank, has been tasked with rolling out an ambitious electric vehicle (EV) plan, pushing the department of heavy industries (DHI) into a tertiary...

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India’s draft National Energy Storage Mission focuses on reducing costs of domestic EV batteries

By : editor_2, Aug 16, 2018

Battery manufacturing represents a...

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India's energy deficit down to 1% in four years: NITI Aayog

By : editor_2, Aug 9, 2018

The installed power generation capacity in India has risen to 344 GigaWatts (GW) and its energy deficit, which stood at over 4 per cent in 2014, has shrunk to less than one per cent in 2018, an...

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Rs 10,000 crore project to check power theft, electrify villages in UP

By : editor_2, Jul 18, 2018

Lending a push to power sector reforms ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections due next year, UP government on Monday announced Rs 10,000-crore UP Power Sector Improvement Project, envisaging minimization of line losses and...

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NITI Aayog submits draft Cabinet note on zero-emission vehicles

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 5, 2018

NITI Aayog has submitted a draft Cabinet note on developing a strategy for zero emission vehicles and ancillary technology, Parliament was informed today.

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India has a tidal energy potential of around 8000 MW says India’s power minister Raj Kumar Singh

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 4, 2018

Even as the largest global green energy programme is gaining traction in India, a new frontier in the form of tidal energy may open up to help meet the country’s energy demand....

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Narayana Murthy pitches for subsidies to clean energy firms

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 25, 2017

Recalling his mother's ordeal of cooking on woodstove, Infosys co-founder N R Narayana Murthy today said the government should provide subsidies to businesses which sell clean energy products like cookstoves in rural India. He also said India should focus more on providing...

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Status of energy sector in India highly uneven; scope for reform: PM Narendra Modi

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 10, 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today that the status of the energy sector in India was highly uneven and the scope for reform in many areas still exists.

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