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India- Germany Bilateral Ties

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz held talks and agreed to diversify bilateral cooperation on January 5, 2022. Highlights Both sides also agreed to focus on collaborations in the field of green energy and climate action. They reviewed the potential of ongoing cooperation initiatives, including for promoting trade links and investment. They ..

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IEA on India’s Ethanol Consumption

As per recent research of International Energy Agency (IEA), India is on track to become world’s third-largest ethanol market by 2026. Key Facts India will only be left behind United States and Brazil by 2026, as it has accelerated the transition towards clean energy environment to become carbon neutral by 2070. This research came after ..

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7 years of UJALA Scheme

On January 5, 2022, Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) scheme completed 7 years. Achievements of the scheme UJALA scheme has evolved as the world’s largest zero-subsidy domestic lighting programme, which addresses concerns such as high electrification cost and high emissions resulting from inefficient lighting. Scheme has resulted in significant benefits, through its ..

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India’s Non – Fossil Fuel Milestone

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy recently announced that India has reached its non – fossil fuel target much ahead of 2030. What is the milestone achieved? At the COP21, India had pledged to install 40% of overall electric energy from non – renewable sources. India aimed to achieve this target by 2030. But ..

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Multi – Agency Centre

The Multi Agency Centre (MAC) was formed to share intelligence inputs. It was formed after the Kargil war. The Intelligence Bureau (IB) was the nodal agency in creating the centre. About MAC More than 28 national and state organizations are part of MAC. This includes Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), state polices and armed forces. ..

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