PM to visit Varanasi on Feb. 19, to inaugurate Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital Lehartara

PM to visit Varanasi on Feb. 19, to inaugurate Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital Lehartara

Speed Post News Network New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, on February 19, 2019, and unveil several development projects there. The PM will flag off the More »

Fifth bathing festival of Prayagraj Kumbh on Feb.19

Fifth bathing festival of Prayagraj Kumbh on Feb.19

Speed Post News Network New Delhi : The 5th bathing festival of Maghi Purnima at Prayagraj Kumbh will take place on February 19, 2019. A large number of devotees and tourists are More »

NHRC notice to UP Govt. over unabated production of spurious liquor at Pusaina village

NHRC notice to UP Govt. over unabated production of spurious liquor at Pusaina village

Speed Post News Network New Delhi:  The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of media report that at village  Pusaina in Mainpuri district of Uttar Pradesh out of More »

Two women hacked to death for dowry in W Champaran

Two women hacked to death for dowry in W Champaran

Speed Post News Network Bettiah : Two women, one of them pregnant, were hacked to death on February 17, 2019, allegedly by respective their in- laws for not bringing adequate dowry. Sources More »

Police arrest arms supplier in W Champaran

Police arrest arms supplier in W Champaran

Speed Post News Network Bettiah : Police on February 17, 2019, night, arrested two persons including an arms supplier Pappu Kumar, son of Tejoo Pratap Singh of Basudeopur police out post in More »

Projects worth Rs 1387.71 Cr in Yamuna towns approved under Namami Gange

Projects worth Rs 1387.71 Cr in Yamuna towns approved under Namami Gange

Speed Post News Network New Delhi : At the 20th Executive Committee (EC) meeting Namami Gange held on February 15, 2019, sewerage infrastructure and other projects worth Rs 1,387.71 crore focusing on More »

 

New & Renewable Energy Ministry conferred on Skoch Award

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New Delhi : Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India, was conferred on the Skoch Award for National Significance at an event held recently in New Delhi. The award was received by Secretary, Ministry of New Renewable Energy,  Anand Kumar.

The award has been conferred on the Ministry considering its purpose and critical role played in installing about 73 GW renewable energy capacity in the country. With 21 per cent of total installed capacity, within the year renewable energy grossed a magic figure of providing one billion units of electricity in the country.

Today, India ranks 4 in the world in wind energy capacity and 5th in solar & total renewable energy capacity installed. India has played a critical role in setting up of international solar alliance. Further, India moved a resolution during the first meeting for making it a global initiative, according to a PIB release.

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