Despite extremely high exposure to indoor air pollution from biomass burning, 63 per cent of rural households continue to use firewood, dung cakes and agricultural residue as the primary fuel for cooking finds this new report released by CEEW.

Ninety-two per cent of the electricity-deprived population of India lives in rural areas. Farm power availability is a third of that of China. More than four million rural micro-enterprises in India mention lack of reliable electricity as a major bottleneck to their business.

AMARAVATI: Andhra Pradesh would be the first 100% LED state in the country by January 2019, said minister for panchayat raj, rural development and information technology, Nara Lokesh.

New policy hopes to expand their reach and spread

The majority of rural Indian households remain dependent on unreliable, inefficient and harmful household energy technologies. Rural households make their energy decisions with respect to the Water-Energy-Food security (WEF) Nexus jointly, however, previous research initiatives have analyzed household energy access problem in isolation.

Kaho India says its product provides power beyond the grid

This gender equality case study presents the contributions of the ADB-India project in providing 24-hour power supply to rural households in Madhya Pradesh and how it has opened opportunities for women entrepreneurs in the energy sector.

Itanagar, Jan 28: The people of Bizari village under Dambuk subdivision had all the reasons to smile on the eve of Republic Day as Parliamentary Secretary for WRD, Art & Culture and Research an

MEERUT: As many as 13,254 houses were given electricity connections in Western Uttar Pradesh in a single day on Saturday under 'Saubhagya' scheme, senior government officials said.

NEW DELHI: Exposure to air pollutant PM 2.5 from the burning of domestic biomass (chulha) is the deadliest source of air pollution in India, responsible for around 25% of all pollution-linked death

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