A subset of Sustainable Development Goals pertains to improving people's living standards at home. These include the provision of access to electricity, clean cooking energy, improved water and sanitation. We examine historical progress in energy access in relation to other living standards. We assess regional patterns in the pace of progress and relative priority accorded to these different services. Countries in sub-Saharan Africa would have to undergo unprecedented rates of improvement in energy access in order to achieve the goal of universal electrification by 2030.

Newly built Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Vessels, MT Africa Gas and MT Sahara Gas are set to deliver their first consignment of gas to the West African coast from March 2017.

The Aadhaar-linked Direct Benefit Transfer scheme for reducing leakages in Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) subsidies has been widely advertised as a phenomenal success and has been used to promote Aadhaar and DBT in other spheres by prominent government officials. However, an analyses of various studies and data shows that the government’s tall claims of savings cannot be confirmed and leaves much to be questioned.

Order of the High Court of Uttarakhand at Nainital in the matter of Tara Singh Rajput Vs State of Uttarakhand & Others dated 07/11/2016 regarding the issue of felling of trees indiscriminately as well as the unauthorized constructions, in the close vicinity of Bhimtal Lake area, Nainital district in the state of Uttarakhand.

The Indian Petroleum & Natural Gas Statistics presents updated comprehensive statistics on various aspects of Indian Petroleum & Natural Gas sector. The data on international developments in respect of the key parameters of Petroleum and Natural Gas sector have also been captured in the publication. The Statistics presented in the current publication cover the exploration, production, refining, marketing activities, etc. of Oil and Gas sector.

Guwahati: The number of households in the state using clean fuel to meet their cooking needs has seen a mere three per cent rise in the last decade, a National Family Health Survey 4 (2015-16) reve

Gurgaon will become kerosene free from November 1 as around 30,000 kerosene users and BPL families will be provided LPG gas connections under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY)

Kamleshkunwar, a mother of three living in a village in central India, first used cooking gas to prepare a meal about a month ago.

Under-five mortality is declining in Ghana and many other countries. Very few studies have measured under-five mortality—and its social and environmental risk factors—at fine spatial resolutions, which is relevant for policy purposes. Our aim was to estimate under-five mortality and its social and environmental risk factors at the district level in Ghana.

Original Source

BENGALURU: Ramanagara district in Karnataka would soon see the launch of a household biogas project wherein 7,620 household biogas units would be built, providing an equal number of biogas stoves t

Pages