Sep 30, 2016 05:27 PM IST
Growth in the eight core sectors of the economy during August came in at 3.2 percent, unchanged from July. Steel sector posted stellar growth of 17 percent, while cement lagged with a 9 percent contraction.
- Aug 23, 2016 04:36 PM IST
The Akhilesh Yadav government has promised 22 to 24 hours of electricity supplies to all urban areas and 16-18 hours to rural areas by October this year.
- Aug 19, 2016 07:23 PM IST
On Sustainable Energy today we are looking at the relationship between energy and education and finds out how education sector is equipping the management and workforce for the challenges of the world's sustainable energy for today and the future.
- Aug 12, 2016 08:53 AM IST
Data on wholesale prices suggests inflation in vegetables and fruits had risen in July, along with sugar uptrend. On IIP, there are estimates of broad-based growth and particularly strength in manufacturing taking the index to 7-8-month highs.
- Jul 05, 2016 02:23 PM IST
The cost of electricity from large-scale solar installations now is comparable to and sometimes cheaper than natural gas-fired power, even without incentives aimed at promoting environmentally friendly power, according to industry players and outside cost studies.
- Jun 30, 2016 05:21 PM IST
The eight 'core' sectors of the Indian economy grew 2.8 percent year-on-year in May, government data released today showed, having slowed from 8.5 percent in April.
- Jun 16, 2016 03:32 PM IST
"Bribes are offered to linesmen and department officials, and may be politicians are also involved in it," Goyal said here at the 2-day conference of power ministers of states and Union territories.
- May 31, 2016 01:41 PM IST
The power ministry plans to achieve 100 GW of solar power capacity by 2022, whereas, the installed capacity of solar power in India has crossed just 6 GW in April 2016.
- May 31, 2016 07:46 AM IST
Addressing them at a workshop here, Raje said that public representatives should go to the level of gram panchayat and discuss the schemes and programme like Bhamashah scheme and Jal Swavalamban Abhiyan and collect feedback from the public.
- May 27, 2016 09:38 PM IST
Maharashtra government has
demanded a compensation of Rs 1,800 crore from Gujarat for not
supplying the state's share of electricity produced by
riverbed power houses built under the Sardar Sarovar Project
(SSP) on Narmada.
- May 23, 2016 03:16 PM IST
Immediately after being sworn in, Jayalalithaa drove to Fort St George where the Secretariat is located and signed five files to fulfil five of her electoral promises, as mentioned in her party manifesto.
- May 18, 2016 07:24 AM IST
Rs 2,400 crore have been spent by the Telangana government for establishment of electricity sub-stations, erecting transformers and laying electricity lines in the state, the Industries, Municipal and Information Technology Minister told gathering.
- May 13, 2016 07:52 AM IST
"The (electricity) supply is erratic but we are happy that there has been a start," said Singh, a 37-year-old father of three, who employs a bullock to work the fields in Rampara Kisana, six hours' drive east of New Delhi.
- May 02, 2016 05:51 PM IST
Electricity and cement output shot up in March driving up core sector growth by 6.4 percent --- a well-timed surprise that sits well with the positive earnings season we have had so far.
- Mar 28, 2016 05:39 PM IST
The major announcements made by Delhi Finance Minister Manish Sisodia includes allotment of Rs 10,690 crore for the education sector. With this, approximately one fourth of the Budget outlay has been reserved for the education sector.
- Mar 22, 2016 07:24 AM IST
"The Narendra Modi government has launched two schemes to realize the goal of bringing electricity to every household in the country by 2019. The allocation for UP under these two schemes amounts to nearly 11,500 crore," Goyal told reporters here.
- Mar 12, 2016 11:54 AM IST
"The Adani group has to arrange the required land for the power plant on its own," an official release said quoting Energy Department Principal Secretary S K G Rahate here.
- Mar 10, 2016 07:46 AM IST
The committee formed almost a year back is co-chaired by Joint Secretaries of both Ministry of Coal and Ministry of Power, an official said.
- Mar 08, 2016 06:37 PM IST
Npower has seen its share of Britain's competitive domestic energy market crumble amid rising customer dissatisfaction.
- Feb 29, 2016 06:02 PM IST
The eight core industries - coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, fertilisers, steel, cement and electricity - comprising nearly 38 percent of India's total industrial production had grown at 2.3 percent in January last year.
- Feb 26, 2016 01:46 PM IST
The central and state governments subsidise a wide range of products â€” including rice, wheat, pulses, sugar, kerosene, LPG, naphtha, water, electricity, fertiliser, iron ore, railways, among others â€” in order to make these affordable.
- Feb 26, 2016 01:27 PM IST
"The power generation capacity has increased while the financial ability of discoms to purchase electricity has diminished,â€ the Survey said, adding that the time was now ripe to allow industries with higher power demands to absorb excess generation capacity through "Open Access".
- Feb 23, 2016 08:10 AM IST
"The government has decided to allot Talabira-II and -III coal blocks in Odisha to Neyveli Lignite Corporation," an official said.
- Feb 19, 2016 06:42 PM IST
Power-starved Nepal has declared an "energy emergency" to tide over the acute electricity shortage and unveiled plans to address the energy crisis within two years by importing 50 per cent of its requirements from India.
- Feb 18, 2016 09:32 AM IST
India presently imports 1.5 Gigawatt (GW) of hydropower from Bhutan. This is projected to rise to 8 GW by 2022 and imports from Nepal too may start.