Page-12 of Ministry of Power Current Affairs, GK & News

International Energy Agency: India the third largest producer of Electricity

On March 19, 2020, the Ministry of Power quoted International Energy Agency ranking in the Parliament. According to the ranking, India is the third largest producer of electricity in the world. Also, it is ranked 106th in terms of per capital consumption. Highlights India has now become power surplus from power deficit. Therefore, it is ..

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ACC approves appointment of Ravinder Singh Dhillon as CMD of PFC Ltd

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointment of Ravinder Singh Dhillon as Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) of Power Finance Corporation (PFC) Limited. It is a Navratna PSU which functions under the aegis of Ministry of Power. Ravinder Singh Dhillon is currently serving as Director (Projects) in the same PSU. He ..

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MSME ministry organises ‘Conference on Empowering Women Entrepreneurs’

The three-day conference called ‘Conference on Empowering Women Entrepreneurs’ has been organised by the Union Ministry of MSME in collaboration with various industry bodies like FICCI-flo, CII and India SME Forum, in New Delhi. Union MSME Minister Nitin Gadkari inaugurated the conference and a panel discussion on ‘Creating a conducive business Eco System for Empowering ..

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Parliamentary Panel: More than 40% of schools are without power and playgrounds

A Parliamentary panel set up on education submitted its report to Rajya Sabha on 2020-21 demand for grants. The report said that shortfalls in budget funds has led to critical infrastructure gaps. Key findings of the report The Panel in its report says that more than 27% cuts have been made in budget allocations for ..

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Union Power Minister inaugurates 11 REMCs and the NR-REMC

11 Renewable Energy Management Centres (REMCs) were inaugurated by the Union Power Minister R K Singh, for renewable energy integration. He also inaugurated the Northern Region Renewable Energy Management Centre (NR-REMC). The government had approved the implementation of the Renewable Energy Management Centres -REMCs as a central scheme. Maharatna CPSE under the Ministry of Power, PowerGrid was named as the implementing agency.

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New Energy Performance Standards of BEE effective from 1st January 2020

On 30th October 2019, the Central Government of India after consultation with the agency for developing programs for efficient use and conservation of energy in India, the Bureau of Energy Efficiency under the Ministry of Power has notified new energy performance standards for Room Air conditioners (RACs). The new energy standards have been implemented from ..

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