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World Bank to provide loan facility to Rajasthan for improving performance of its electricity distribution sector

The World Bank (WB) will provide a $250 million loan facility to Rajasthan for improving the performance of its electricity distribution sector under the 24×7 Power for All program. For this, an agreement was signed among the Government of India, the Government of Rajasthan and the World Bank. The key areas that the programme will ..

Li-Fi versus Wi-Fi

Li-Fi uses LEDs and ‘visible’ light to transmit data wirelessly as an alternative to short-range radio. It does not require any special LED bulbs but only standard LED bulbs which are used in houses and offices. Though Li-Fi is a bidirectional technology, presently LEDs are used only to transmit data due to feasibility and cost ..

Over 250 lakh CFLs distributed under Bachat Lamp Yojana

Minister of State for Power, Mr. K.C. Venugopal held that over 259 lakh Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFLs) have been distributed under Bachat Lamp Yojana, BLY and the scheme is proposed in the 12th Plan with modifications. The BLY scheme has been designed on PPP (Public Private Partnership) mode.