Agartala: To reduce dependency on conventional energy, the Tripura government Wednesday announced ambitious plans to make Agartala a ‘solar city’, replacing at least 10 percent of usual power use by solar energy.

“Agartala city would be the first ‘solar city’ in northeast India within the next few years,” Tripura’s Urban Development Minister Manik Dey said after inaugurating a 50 kilowatt solar power plant at the Agartala Municipal Council head office here.

AGARTALA, Aug 22 – Keeping in mind of the future need, Tripura Government has decided to construct a four-lane bridge over the river Feni in Sabroom subdivision, official sources said here on Wedne

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Agartala: Perched on hills and remote areas of Tripura, 45 villages and 797 localities were lit up with solar energy in the last five years, a minister said on Friday.

Debroy said, solar energy treatment plants would be set up in 100 schools in remote areas this year and 1000 bio-gas plant would be set up. He said, very soon 100 solar lights would illuminate a portion of Agartala town. He said North East Electric Power Corporation (NEEPCO) has planned to set up a five megawatt solar energy plant at Monarchak in Sipahijala district

Tripura will emerge as the biggest on-land natural gas producing state in the country by 2014 with the capacity of producing 50 lakh cubic meter natural gas (5 MMSCMD) per day, a top official of ON

AGARTALA: Union minister Jairam Ramesh has said 'Aadhaar' numbers, the unique 12-digit identification numbers given to residents of India, would be used to provide different social pensions, MGNREG

AGRATALA, June 20 – To overcome the perennial connectivity problem, a sub-committee for bringing all the capitals of the north-eastern States under rail and air services has been constituted, said

AGARTALA, June 7 (IANS): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has assured the cash-strapped North-east States that his ministry and the Planning Commission would soon work out strategy to provid

Agartala: In a bid to manage the growing Municipal Solid Waste (MSW), including thin plastic carry bags, leading Agartala based non-government research organisation ARPAN has planned to set up plasma gasification plant.

Followed by a three-day seminar-cum-workshop and round table discussion on management of MSW and alternative use of plastic carry bags, ARPAN vice-president D Daschoudhury said here today that the agenda had been set for turning waste into wealth.

AGARTALA, April 15 – Two Mumbai-based entrepreneurs have agreed to invest Rs 80 crore for setting up two industrial units – plywood manufacturing and incense stick-making factories at the proposed