Mar 08, 2021 09:38 PM IST
The Maha Vikas Aghadi government announced a scheme worth Rs 2,000 crore for strengthening Agricultural Produce Market Committees in state.
- Mar 09, 2016 02:50 PM IST
Renaming the Clean Energy Cess as Clean Environment Cess, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his Budget speech for 2016-17 last month had proposed to raise the cess on coal, lignite and peat to Rs 400 per tonne from the current Rs 200.
- Mar 02, 2016 08:24 PM IST
"We will soon come out with highly energy-efficient air conditioners on payment plans, so that you can pay for the air conditioner as you save money," Power Minister Piyush Goyal said
- Sep 29, 2015 07:48 PM IST
Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal further said that the framework will completely liberalise the ability of the companies to use coal in the most cost-effective manner.
- Sep 11, 2015 07:49 AM IST
The minister suggested that the new tariff policy will provide incentives to renewable energy projects as well as efficient use of resources by power generation plants based on conventional source of energy like coal-based thermal projects.
- Sep 05, 2015 11:46 PM IST
The government has set a target of 40,000 MW of grid connected rooftop solar power generation capacity by 2022 under the National Solar Mission.
- Feb 23, 2014 05:53 PM IST
Consumers in five states, including Maharashtra, will have to foot higher electricity bills once the CERC order providing relief for Tata Power's Mundra project gets implemented.
- Oct 12, 2012 01:21 PM IST
Tired of the hefty electricity bills? Try these new solar powered smart windows! Researchers claim to have developed a new transparent solar cell, which enables home windows to generate electricity in high volume at low cost.
- Oct 06, 2012 12:10 PM IST
Asking everyone to unite against corruption, anti-corruption activist Arvind Kejriwal says, "Everyone will have to be fearless. We have to rise, unite and fight against corruption. There is no Opposition left in the country. The people are the Opposition. I am here to spread awareness."
- Sep 21, 2011 08:53 PM IST
Electricity bills are all set to shoot up soon. A new tariff regime being formulated by the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has distribution companies paying more if they do not cut down on their losses quickly. And of course, these higher costs will be passed on to the consumers.