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Focus on three areas to boost rural economy in Andhra Pradesh
By : Sustainability ..., Nov 2, 2020
Energy Secretary Srikant Nagulapalli has said that the State government is focusing on three areas— to establish 10,000 megawatts (MW) solar power plants in the four districts of Rayalaseema, to...Read more..
Subject Tags: Agricultural sector , power subsidies
Gujarat spent less than 5% of Rs 1,048 crore budget allocated for climate change
By : Sustainability ..., Dec 30, 2019
Gujarat was the first state in India to constitute a climate change department in 2009. A decade later, its performance has been rather dismal. Of the Rs 1,048.26 crore allocated in the 2019-20 budget to the department that was the brain-child of the then chief minister...Read more..
Subject Tags: Agricultural sector , climate change adaptation , climate change finance , Gujarat Government , Solar Rooftop
KUSUM scheme for solar uptake by farmers: A fineprint
By : Sustainability ..., Mar 22, 2019
The government has published the guidelines for the implementation of Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (KUSUM) scheme for installation of solar pumps and grid-connected solar power...Read more..
Subject Tags: agricultural pumps , Agricultural sector , DISCOMS , generation capacity , grid connected solar , KUSUM Scheme , Renewable Energy , solar pumps
Saudi Arabia to invest $100 bn in India; Energy, infra, agriculture in focus
By : Sustainability ..., Feb 21, 2019
Saudi Arabia on Wednesday announced that it will invest $100 billion in India, MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said. "Big announcement - Saudi Arabia to invest $100 bn in India - a huge vote of confidence in the Indian economy," Raveesh Kumar tweeted. Kumar further said that...Read more..
Subject Tags: Agricultural sector , bilateral cooperation , energy investment , India , manufacturing sector , Saudi Arabia
Tata Projects, eFresh tie up for ‘smart’ pumpset starters
By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 18, 2017
It is now possible for a farmer to operate his pumpset to irrigate fields with a mobile phone.
In what is termed as ‘smart irrigation’, eFresh Agribusiness Solutions has partnered with Tata Projects to launch a TQ mobile phone operated pump-starter in Sangareddy...Read more..
Subject Tags: Agricultural sector , Credit , ereirheirerieriejriejr
Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis announces solar feeders to power agro pumps
By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 17, 2017
Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said that the Maharashtra government will start solar feeders to ensure 12-hour power supply for agro pumps across the state.
Subject Tags: Agricultural sector , power supply , pumps , solar
Maharashtra farmers get solar push from govt for better land irrigation
By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 10, 2017
Farmers in Peth, Surgana and Trimbakeshwar are not dependent on the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) any more thanks to new solar pumps by the government....Read more..
Subject Tags: Agricultural sector , solar water pumps , sustainability
Farm scientists urged to mitigate climate impact
By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 22, 2017
In a bid to effectively tackle the growing threat of climate change to the country’s agriculture sector, Niti Aayog member Ramesh Chand called upon farm scientists to come out with a region-...Read more..
Subject Tags: Agricultural sector , Climate Change
Mahagenco proposes separate solar feeders for farmers
By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 20, 2017
The Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Ltd (Mahagenco) has floated tenders to set up separate solar feeders for the agriculture sector. It is one of the most ambitious projects of the...Read more..
Subject Tags: Agricultural sector , industry news , solar power