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Tesla likely to enter India by 2019-2020

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 19, 2019

 Elon Musk isn’t giving up on bringing Tesla to India. “Would love to be there this year. If not, definitely next!” Tesla’s billionaire chief executive officer said in a Twitter post, nearly 10 months after he blamed restrictive policy for delaying the carmaker’s entry into...

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Government notifies phased import duty hike on electric PV parts, lithium-ion cells

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 12, 2019

The government has notified phased increase in basic customs duty on parts of electric passenger vehicles to be assembled in India to 15 per cent from April 2020...

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PM Modi to launch renewable energy projects worth Rs 9,300 crore in UP

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 7, 2019

Even as the Uttar Pradesh government is eyeing to build renewable energy capacity of 10,700 mw in near future, Prime Minister Narendra Modi would lay the foundation of alternative energy...

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Over 20 million got Rs Rs 2,000 under PM-KISAN scheme

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 7, 2019

Agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh said the government has transferred the first instalment of Rs 2,000 under the PM-KISAN scheme to over 20 million farmers across the country. He said the...

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Need land, labour reforms to aid manufacturing: Chief economic adviser

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 5, 2019

India's next government will have to bring in land, labour and financial sector reforms to improve the productivity of the manufacturing sector and boost economic growth, India's chief economic...

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India to achieve 100% household electrification by March 31: R K Singh

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 28, 2019

 India will achieve 100 per cent household electrification by March 31 as envisaged in the Saubhagya scheme and the next goal is to achieve round the clock power supply to all households, Power...

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Congress to put former Chhattisgarh govt's zero power cut status under lens

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 26, 2019

Chhattisgarh’s much-publicized zero power cut claim had come under the lens of new Congress government which says it plans to examine the status. ...

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Rashtrapati Bhavan to switch to LED lights

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 26, 2019

Rashtrapati Bhavan will switch to LED lights by the end of this week, bringing down its electricity consumption through lights by 55 per cent. ...

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Cabinet approves launch Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 20, 2019

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Hon'ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved launch of Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan with the objective of providing...

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Your electric vehicle dream may get a Rs 50,000 jump-start

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 15, 2019
The government is planning to incentivise the purchase of electric vehicles (EVs) with rebates of up to Rs 50,000, bringing...
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