EESL launches UJALA scheme in Amritsar

Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) along with Punjab State Power Corporation Limited, launched the UJALA scheme in Amritsar on 22nd of June. According to PTI, under the scheme, consumers can buy ten high quality 9W LED bulbs at Rs 65 each, five 50...

Government eyes Rs 350 billion savings by making buildings green

The power ministry has set its sights on achieving an estimated Rs 350 billion annual savings by making all existing and future government as well as commercial buildings in the country energy efficient in the next few years and...

Finance Ministry Rejects Rs 200 billion plan for local solar equipment firms

The finance ministry has rejected an ambitious Rs 200 billion plan to prop up local solar equipment manufacturers with incentives and subsidies to help them withstand the flood of Chinese imports, said a source close to the development.  The domestic...

GST will spur demand for PCs in India, says HP

Electronics major HP India today said it expects demand for computers in India to pick up after the roll out of the new GST tax regime from next month, driven by small and medium businesses. HP India Senior Director (Personal...

Reliance Defence forms JV with Thales for IAF’s Rafale jet production

French defence firm Thales, a supplier of radar and electronic warfare, display systems, software, communication solution to Rafale jet fighters set up a joint venture with Anil Ambani's Reliance Defence Ltd to integrate India-specific capabilities for 36 Rafale jet...

Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology launches GST portal

Ministry of Electronics and IT has launched a dedicated webpage to help companies in the IT services and electronics sector to adapt to the GST regime. The webpage will help address issues being faced by the companies in the sector...

Tamil Nadu government to set up solar panels atop Chennai Corporation buildings

Tamil Nadu government will set up solar panels atop Chennai Corporation buildings with the aim of tapping 8.8 million units of power potential. According to PTI, Municipal Administration Minister SP Velumani said an estimated 5.5 MW of power a day...

Delhi Metro to meet a sixth of its energy needs from solar to curtail...

In an attempt to promote and encourage clean energy, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation plans to meet nearly a sixth of its power requirements from solar energy. The corporation's electricity consumption is expected to touch 300 MW in the next five...

NI showcases smart platforms and tools for the Indian A&D industry

NI the provider of systems that enable engineers and scientists to solve the world’s greatest engineering challenges, hosted the India Defence and Aerospace Symposium 2017 in association with Society of Indian Aerospace Technologies and Industries (SIATI). The symposium which...

Demand for IoT talent surges 300 percent in last 3 years: Survey

With exponential uptick in adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) and machine learning related activities in the country, the demand for IoT talent has surged by 300 per cent since 2014, showed a recent report. The demand for IoT talent...

Mukesh Ambani-owned Reliance Jio driving India’s 4G growth: Rohm

Japanese semiconductor company Rohm has said Reliance Jio Infocomm is driving India’s 4G growth rate, which is the fastest in the world. The automotive solutions company will unveil India-focused solutions for a digitally-driven Smart Nation in August, aiming for its...

Analog Devices felicitates winners of Anveshan 2016-17 university design fellowship

Analog Devices Inc. (ADI) today announced Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) - Madras, Chennai as the winning team of its University Design Fellowship Program, Anveshan 2016-17, for their project ‘IoT Based Virtual Physiotherapy with Biofeedback.’ Anveshan’s focus this year...

Govt expects telecom sector’s health picture to be clear in 3 months

The government is hopeful that within three months the picture will be clear about what needs to be done to revive the health of telecom sector in India. The task of the inter-ministerial group (IMG) is to examine systemic issues...

Tamil Nadu to increase installed capacity of solar energy

Tamil Nadu Government has floated tenders for generating solar energy to the tune of 1,500 MW as part of its proposal to increase the installed power capacity in solar energy to 5,000 MW in coming years. According to the policy...

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