Gujarat Govt Eyes 2.20 Lakh Crore Investment In Renewable Energy

The Gujarat government is eyeing cumulative investment of Rs 2,20,000 crore during the next 10 years in the renewable energy sector. Boosting solar and wind power generation projects in the state,the Gujarat government is focusing on an investment of Rs 1,00,000 crore in the next...

MNRE to Issue a List of Eligible Solar Manufacturers for Government Projects

The MNRE has stated that the projects for which tenders have not been finalised before the decision will be allowed to source outside the ALMM list only till March 31, 2020 The government is planning to issue a list of...

MNRE Extends Deadline for BIS Certification of Solar Inverters to June 30

The inverter manufacturers will be allowed self-certification without submitting samples to test labs as the series guidelines for submitting samples to test labs are under preparation In view of the lingering confusion around the implementation of Bureau of Indian Standards...

Gujarat: The land of accelerating growth

Gujarat tops the list of the fastest growing and developing states in the country, with Ahmedabad being on the Forbes’ list of the top three fastest growing cities in the world. Gujarat is also the third largest state economy...

Andhra Pradesh Targets 5 GW Of Solar Under New Policy

Under the new Solar Policy 2018 announced on Thursday, Andhra Pradesh has set a minimum target of 5 GW of newly installed PV power capacity over the next five years. Andhra Pradesh aims to install 18 GW of renewable energy capacity...

Handsets Association Unhappy With Draft NPE 2018

A well-known mobile handset body has undermined the proposed e-policy, saying it is not enough to attract global giants and advocates special incentives to help develop India as an electronics manufacturing center comparable to China and Vietnam. “Companies such as...

Electronics Hardware Production Grows Three-fold in 3 years: Ravi Shankar Prasad

The Minister also informs that the government has almost finalised the National Policy on Electronics (NPE) 2018 to boost electronics manufacturing in the country on a large scale Electronics & IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, on Friday,  said that the...

BharatNet Links 1.16 Lakh Gram Panchayats: Manoj Sinha

Sinha informed that the agencies for establishing Wi-Fi hotspots have been selected for around 1.05 lakh gram panchayats Minister of Communications Manoj Sinha said on Wednesday that under the BharatNet project, broadband services are ready in more than 1.16 lakh...

Telecom Sector in India to Adopt 5G by 2022: TRAI

The government is yet to announce a specific time for the 5G spectrum auction. However, it is optimistic on deployment of 5G in the country The telecommunication sector in India will shift to the nex-gen 5G network by 2022, S K Gupta, Secretary, Telecom Regulatory...

MNRE Amends Guidelines for Solar Projects in Lakshadweep, Andaman & Nicobar

The scheme duration for solar power projects will now be valid up to March 21, 2020 and current target of 40 MW has been increased to 52 MW In order to allow the completion of projects, Ministry of New and...

TAIPA Says Uttarakhand Telecom Policy Aligns with RoW Rules

Uttarakhand’s telecommunication infrastructure policy states that no restrictions based on location would be imposed for installation of mobile towers Tower and Infrastructure Providers Association (TAIPA), an industry body representing leading telecom infrastructure providers, said on Wednesday that the telecommunication infrastructure policy drafted...

Government Increases Outlay for Phase 1 of FAME to Rs 895 Cr

The enhancement of overall outlay for the first phase of Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid) and Electric Vehicles (FAME) scheme from Rs 795 crore to Rs 895 crore was approved by the Ministry of Finance In a move to...

Karnataka to Replace 50% of Govt Vehicles with EVs by 2019

The state government has set a deadline of April 2019 for replacing not only the government’s fleet but also the vehicles used by its staffers The Government in Karnataka aims to replace around 50 per cent of the petrol and...

India To Have EV Charging Infra Policy Soon: Power Minister

The policy on electric vehicles (EVs) charging infrastructure will also allow individuals to establish charging stations for commercial use India would soon have a policy on electric vehicles (EVs) charging infrastructure that will allow individuals to establish charging stations for...

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