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The government will launch its first wind energy mission this year to give a boost to the renewable source and putting it in the same league as the high-profile solar mission.

Delhi needs to ensure 100% metering to cut losses due to leakages in distribution

The Delhi government’s decision to slash electricity user charges could impact its financial position unless Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal undertakes a drive to ensure 100 per cent metering simultaneously to cut the losses due to leakages in distribution.

This Planning Commission report is devoted to setting the conditions for a coherent transport strategy for India in the long term: the horizon is 2032, two decades from the beginning of the country's 12th Five Year Plan to the end of its 15th

Over Rs 1.3 trillion has been injected in power sector during the last five years, but country is still suffering a loadshedding of 5000 – 6000MW.

Captive coal mining companies should be restricted from transferring surplus coal production outside their end-use sector, a high-level panel headed by Planning Commission member B K Chaturvedi has

After 23.5 Crore From Centre

Lucknow: The heavily polluted Ganga flowing through Uttar Pradesh is in for cleansing with the state government allocating its share of funds for the flagship National Ganga River Basin Authority programme. Responding to the Centre's call for giving out 30% of the total amount under the programme, the state government has allocated over Rs 10 crore for sewerage work to be done in Allahabad.

An internal analysis in the Planning Commission shows that India can eliminate the poverty gap by spending just a fraction of its annual anti-poverty budget instead of inaugurating new anti-poverty

To allay global nuclear suppliers’ fears about India’s nuclear liability laws that have deterred potential investors, the country is now telling the world’s nuclear industry that the domestic plant

The Sikkim government has launched a massive initiative to revive and restore dying natural springs to address the water problem, especially in the rural areas. It has led to a 15 per cent enhancement in spring discharges.

Through the initiative called Dhara Vikas, the government has sucessfully revived 50 springs and four lakes in 20 drought–prone Gram Panchayats, a senior Sikkim government official said.

Power producers have sought more representation of the industry in the committee set up by the government to assess the impact of Uttarakhand’s two dozen hydropower projects on the ecology of the h

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