NTPC unveils 25 MW largest Floating Solar Power project in the country

The National Thermal Power Corporation Ltd (NTPC), India’s largest power conglomerate, has commissioned 25MW floating solar PV project on the reservoir of its Simhadri thermal station situated at Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh. The largest floating solar PV project it’s set up under the Flexibilisation Scheme notified by the Government of India in the year 2018. […]

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Government notifies RoDTEP Scheme rates and guidelines

With aim to boost the country’s exports and competitiveness in the global markets, the Centre has notified a scheme for zero rating of exports. The scheme known as Remission of Duties and Taxes on Exported Products- RoDTEP Scheme Guidelines and Rates will cover 8555 tariff lines. The Ministry of Commerce and Industry said that it’s […]

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India records impressive growth in grant of Patents

In last seven years India has successfully recorded 572 per cent growth in grant of Patents. As informed by Piyush Goyal, Minister of Commerce and Industry, informed, “In 2020-21 over 28,391 patents granted in comparison to 4,227 patents granted in 2013-14.” He said that technology and ideas are twin engines of growth. Goyal was speaking at a virtual […]

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FPI ministry committed for early completion of 19 Mega Food Parks

Ministry of Food Processing Industries has informed that currently 19 mega food parks in the country are under various completion stages. Pashupati Kumar Paras, Union Minister for Food Processing Industries, said this scheme has the primary objective of providing modern infrastructure facilities for food processing together with the farm to market value chain. Out of […]

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NTPC invites expression of interest for a pilot project on hydrogen blending with natural gas

India’s largest integrated power generating company, NTPC Limited has come out with a global expression of interest (EOI) for a pilot project on hydrogen blending with natural gas in city gas distribution. Recently, the NTPC has also issued a tender for green hydrogen fuelling station in LEH, besides a tender by NTPC Vidut Vyapar Nigam […]

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Ramsar list enriched with four more Indian sites as wetlands of international importance

Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav has informed that Sultanpur and Bhindawas in Haryana and Thol and Wadhwana in Gujarat are four more wetlands included in Ramsar sites. With this, India now have 46 Ramsar sites with the covered surface area of 1,083,322 hectares. Haryana has got its first Ramsar sites while Gujarat has got three […]

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Digital payments take a quantum leap due to sustained efforts towards digitalisation

Pankaj Chaudhary, Minister of State for Finance, informed that total volume of digital payments have increased to 4371.18 crore in January 2021 from Rs 1459.02 crore in 2017-18 due to the government’s continuous efforts towards digitalisation. The minister informed,  in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha, that the quantum of the bank […]

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