Ministry of Power Current Affairs - 2019

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National Mission on Transformative Mobility and Battery Storage

The Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the setting up of National Mission on Transformative Mobility and Battery Storage and Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant will be the head the steering committee. Mandate of the Mission The Mission will recommend and drive the strategies for transformative mobility and Phased Manufacturing Programmes for Read More…

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Initiatives to promote e-vehicles

The following initiatives have been taken to promote e-vehicles in the country: The government has granted an exemption to Battery Operated Transport Vehicles and Transport Vehicles running on Ethanol and Methanol fuels from the requirement of a permit. The Ministry of the Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises has launched FAME (Faster Adoption and Manufacture of (Hybrid Read More…

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Prepaid and smart metering for electricity

Minister of Power and New & Renewable energy R.K Singh has said that in the next three years electricity metering will go smart and prepaid. He has also asked the manufacturers to scale up manufacturing of smart prepaid meters and to work towards bringing down their prices. Why the Pitch for Smart meters? The Power Ministry is Read More…

Month:  Categories: Business, Economy & Banking

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Power Ministry launches Chiller Star Labelling Program on energy efficiency in chillers

Union Ministry of Power has launched Chiller Star Labelling Program to encourage deployment of energy efficient chiller systems in the country. It was launched as part of occasion of 24th World Ozone Day and 31st Anniversary of Montreal Protocol, which will be observed on 16th September 2018. Chiller Star Labelling Program The program was formulated Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & Biodiversity

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ADB approves Lining Project of Son Canal in Bihar

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved Lining Project of Son canal in Shahabad-Bhojpur region of Bihar. The estimated cost of this project is US $503 million (Rs 3272.49 crore) out of which US $352 million is being provided by ADB. This project on completion will bring immense benefits to agriculture sector of Shahabad – Read More…

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Government to make 24 degrees celsius as default setting for air conditioners

The Union Ministry of Power is considering making 24 degrees celsius as mandatory default setting and labeling of air conditioners within few months. This has been planned after six months campaign was launched to promote energy efficiency in the area of air-conditioning. Key Facts The campaign was launched on voluntary basis to increase awareness and Read More…

Month:  Categories: Governance & Politics

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PRAAPTI App and Web portal launched to bring transparency in electricity payments to Generators

The Union Ministry of Power has launched web portal (www.praapti.in) and app namely PRAAPTI (Payment Ratification And Analysis in Power procurement for bringing Transparency in Invoicing of generators). The webportal and app aims to bring transparency in power purchase transactions between Generators and Discoms. Key Features The PRAAPTI app and web Portal will capture invoicing Read More…

Month:  Categories: Science & Technology

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