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India and Russia hold major consultation to set up 22 nuclear power projects in India

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 30, 2014

India and Russia held major consultation in the realm of nuclear research away from the public eye ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with President Vladimir Putin in Brazil in July.

Nuclear energy was a key element at Modi-Putin talks. Both countries are...

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Procedures for green clearances to be simplified: Narendra Modi Goverment

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 23, 2014

Promising development without destruction of environment, the government on Tuesday said it would simplify procedures for green clearances while stepping up efforts to get Rs 35,000 crore, stuck in litigations, released for afforestation.

Replying to a discussion on...

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Higher power rates not to hit state utilities

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 23, 2014

Consumers of Tata's ultra mega power project (UMPP) and Adani's power plant at Mundra in Gujarat might not see a major escalation in their procurement price after the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) gave its nod to include compensatory rate in the final rate of...

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Can waterless dyeing clean up the clothing industry?

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 22, 2014

Each year, one global industry gulps down trillions of liters of fresh water, together with massive amounts of chemicals. The wastewater from that industry is then dumped, often untreated, into rivers that bring its toxic content to the sea, where it spreads around the globe...

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India to Irrigate 35 Million Hectares, Generate 34,000 MW Power via River Linking

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 18, 2014

The Union government has estimated an additional irrigation of 35 million hectares of land and generate 34,000 mega watts of hydro power, through inter-linking of rivers, Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti stated.


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Value Labs installs 13 MW of solar power

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 18, 2014

In perhaps the first venture of its kind in the Indian domestic IT sector, Value Labs has installed and commissioned 13 MW of solar power to emerge self-reliant in its power demands.The Hyderabad-based, IT product development, services and consulting company has invested...

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Three textile companies put up 10 MW of solar plant in TN

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 17, 2014

Three textile manufacturers based in Karur, Tamil Nadu, have put up a 10 MW solar plant in the State, and have vowed to do more “if Tamil Nadu comes up with a favourable solar policy”.

The three companies – Aravind-A-Traders, Asian Fabricx and Karur Sree Rama Traders...

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Subject Tags: Law

Water shortage hits Surat’s 125 textile processing units

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 9, 2014

 In a meeting held by the Southern Gujarat Textile Processing Association (SGTPA) on Monday, around 125 textile processing units in Pandesara GIDC area in Surat  decided to shut down their units during night and run day shifts only. The decision had come after the unit owners...

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Subject Tags: Business , Law

Alstom T&D India to Help Harness Hydropower Potential of Himachal Pradesh

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 7, 2014

The project aims to transmit power from new generation sources into the Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh, paving the way towards harnessing 23,000 MW of hydro power potential in the state.

The project scope...

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Subject Tags: Alstom , Business , Labor , Law

Mphasis the first Indian IT company to be awarded ‘Green Co’ certification by CII

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 4, 2014

 Mphasis, a leading IT services provider, has been awarded the ‘Green Co' Bronze certification by CII in accordance with the Green Co Rating System. This award recognizes the significant contribution of Mphasis in the area of environmental performance. Mphasis is the first IT...

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Subject Tags: Business , Green Co , Labor , Law