Number of LPG customers in the country has increased to 29.11 crore

(11 Aug 2021)

Minister of State in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas Shri RameswarTeli today informed the Rajya Sabha in a written reply that the LPG customers, who have joined the PAHAL Scheme, are cash transfer compliant. As on 01.07.2021, out of total 29.11 crore LPG customers, 27.27 crore have joined the Scheme and they are Cash Transfer Compliant(CTC). State/UT-wise details are at&nbs...

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Government taking steps for promotion of CNG services in the country

(11 Aug 2021)

Minister of State in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas Shri RameswarTeli today informed the Rajya Sabha in a written reply that Union Government is taking steps for promotion of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) services in the country. The number of CNG stations in various States/UTs as on 31.03.2021 is at Annexure. Petroleum & Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) i...

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PM launches Ujjwala 2.0

(10 Aug 2021)

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi launched Ujjwala 2.0 (Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana - PMUY) by handing over LPG connections, at Mahoba Uttar Pradesh today via video conferencing. During the event, the Prime Minister interacted with beneficiaries of the Ujjwala.

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Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh says, Government is exploring the possibility of Hydrogen Fuel Cells to be used as fuel for the future of the country

(10 Aug 2021)

Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) Earth Sciences; MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh said that Government is exploring the possibility of Hydrogen Fuel Cells to be used as fuel for the future of the country. In a written reply to a question in the Rajya...

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National Mission for Enhanced Energy Efficiency

(10 Aug 2021)

National Mission for Enhanced Energy Efficiency (NMEEE) consists of four initiatives to enhance energy efficiency in energy intensive industries which are as follows:

  • Perform, Achieve and Trade (PAT) scheme aims at reducing Specific ...
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Choice to Consumers for Buying Electricity

(10 Aug 2021)

Following announcement has been made in the Union Budget 2021-22 on 01.02.2021:

“The distribution companies across the country are monopolies, either government or private.  There is a need to provide choice to consumers by promoting compet...

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Emission control measures by thermal power plants

(10 Aug 2021)

Government of India vide Gazette Notification dated 21.05.2020 made rules for use of coal by thermal power plants, without stipulations of ash content or distance, subject to following conditions:

(1) Setting Up Technology Solution for emission norms:...

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Measures taken to promote Hydro Power in India

(10 Aug 2021)

The Government had taken several policy initiatives in the past for hydropower development in the country viz., National Electricity Policy 2005, National Tariff Policy 2016, National Rehabilitation & Resettlement Policy 2007 and Right to Fair Compensation & Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act 2013.

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Special exhibition on biofuels organized to celebrate World Bio Fuel Day 9 TPD Compressed Bio Gas plantdedicated to the nation

(10 Aug 2021)

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi launched Ujjwala 2.0 (Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana - PMUY) by handing over LPG connections, at Mahoba Uttar Pradesh today via video conferencing., The objective of the schemeis to issue deposit-free LPG connections to one crore additional families who could not be covered under earlier phase of PMUY. The launch event was also graced by Shri Yog...

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Webinar on World Biofuel Day

(10 Aug 2021)

MNRE in association with UNIDO and GEF launched the loan interest subvention scheme for demonstration of innovative industrial organic waste to energy biomethanation projects and business models.  A  GIS based inventory tool of organic waste streams was also unveiled.

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