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Government hikes ethanol price for doping in petrol by up to Rs 3.34 per litre

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 30, 2020

The government on Thursday hiked the price of ethanol extracted from sugarcane for doping in petrol by up to Rs 3.34 per litre as it looked to ramp up the programme that has benefited farmers...

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OMCs float fresh tender for procuring 910 million litres of ethanol

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 15, 2019

In the backdrop of the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approving Rs 2,790-crore interest subvention for bank loans worth Rs 12,900 crore to sugar mills aimed at facilitating...

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Govt approves projects, revival scheme worth Rs 31,000-cr for power sector

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 8, 2019

The central government has cleared projects and schemes totalling Rs 31,000 crore to boost investment in the languishing power sector. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved...

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Cabinet approves investment proposal for transmission component of Arun-3 Hydro Electric Project (Nepal portion) by Sutlej Jal Vikas Nigam(SJVN) Limited

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 1, 2019

Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Hon'ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved investment for Transmission Component of Arun-3 Hydro Electric Project(Nepal portion) for...

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Indian manufacturers ‘elated’ with 12GW domestic content solar scheme

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 8, 2019

India has approved a 12GW solar scheme for central public sector undertakings (CPSUs), which are state-owned enterprises, spanning the military, health, energy, government and mining sectors, among others. Importantly, the scheme mandates the use of domestically sourced solar...

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Govt nod for setting up 12,000 MW solar power projects

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 7, 2019

The government has given its nod to a proposal for setting up 12,000 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) power projects with an estimated viability gap funding of Rs 8,580 crore. The...

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