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IREDA may be converted into a Green Bank

By : sustainabilityo..., May 5, 2016

State-run Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) might be converted into a Green Bank to enable it to access funding from overseas banks, a top official said today....

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Solar ATMs changing the face of banking in India

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 31, 2014

 A small startup, a frugal mindset and a disruptive technology are shaking up the rural banking scene in India, giving 300 million dwellers a chance to get a bank account.

India's rural economy has been growing with disposable incomes rising, especially in rural areas...

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Soon, going green may get you cheaper loans

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 6, 2013

 If your business goes green, you may soon get bank loans at concessional rates. Banks, on their part, should set up green funds and have a chief green officer, according to guidelines on green banking framed by RBI’s arm, the Institute for Development and Research in Banking...

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Subject Tags: banking , Labor , Technology

Common policy sought for wind energy in all States

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 16, 2012

The Indian Wind Power Association has sought a common wind energy policy in all States.

At its annual general meeting here recently, the association, through a resolution, appealed to the Union Ministry of Power to ensure that all State utilities adopt a uniform policy...

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Subject Tags: banking , energy