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Power Minister launches the ‘#iCommit’ initiative on World Environment Day

Shri R. K. Singh, the Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, initiated the ‘#iCommit’ campaign, on the occasion of World Environment Day. The initiative is to all stakeholders and individuals to continue moving towards energy efficiency, renewable energy, and sustainability to create a robust and resilient energy system in the ..

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“#iCommit” Initiative launched by Power Ministry

On June 5, 2020, the Ministry of Power launched the ‘#iCommit’ initiative on the occasion of World Environment Day. Highlights The initiative was launched to encourage stakeholders to continue providing efficient renewable power and resilient energy system in the future. The initiative is driven by the Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EFFSL). Role of EFFSL in ..

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Defence Ministry signs MoU with TATA Power to modernize 37 airfields

On May 8, 2020, the Ministry of Defence signed a contract with the TATA POWER SED to modernize infrastructure of 37 airfields of Indian Air Force. The cost of the project is estimated to be around Rs 1,200 crore. The Plan Under Phase-1 of the Modernization of Airfield Infrastructure, the airfields of the Indian Air ..

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E-Reverse Auction

NHPC, a central public sector unit successful bid out a 2,000 MW solar PV project via ERA or e-reverse auctioning, in times of the lockdown period. About ERA Reverse auction is a process by which an auction is conducted with one buyer and multiple sellers. It is the reversal of the traditional roles of the ..

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Study of Community Forest Resources by Ministry of Tribal Affairs

The Ministry of Tribal Affairs recently commissioned a study about Community Forest resource Rights. According to the study, broad guidelines are needed to implement Community Forest Rights. Legislation The Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) act, 2006, also called the FRA act defines the Community Forest resource Rights. The FRA ..

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500 officials of TRIFED Van Dhan India unleash power of Webinars to Work from Home

On March 29, 2020, around 500 officials of TRIFED (The Tribal cooperative Marketing Development federation of India) operating under Ministry of Tribal Affairs unleashed the power of Webinars. Highlights The Trifed Social Media team has reached 2.5 million people in three days. TRIFED Van Dhan GIS based website gathered more than 50 lakh tribal gatherers ..

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