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Union Power Ministry named LED based Domestic Efficient Lighting Programme as UJALA

Union Power Ministry has announced name UJALA for the LED based Domestic Efficient Lighting Programme (DELP). UJALA is acronym for Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All. The National LED based DELP programme was launched by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 2015 for energy conservation by reducing energy consumption. The target of programme ..

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Governor: Executive, Legislative, Judicial and Discretionary Powers

Being a constitutional head in the state, the Governors have executive, legislative, financial, judicial and discretionary powers. Executive Powers All the executive actions of the state are taken in his name. He makes rules specifying the manner in which the orders and other instruments made and executed in his name shall be authenticated. Further, Governor ..

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Union Cabinet approves amendments of Power Tariff Policy to promote clean energy

The Union Cabinet has approved the proposal of the Union Ministry of Power for amendments in the Power Tariff Policy 2006. The comprehensive amendments bring required changes for holistic view of the power sector and also to achieve the objectives of Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) with the focus on 4 Es. These 4 Es ..

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Jharkhand first state to sign MoU with Centre for power scheme UDAY

Jharkhand, a mineral-rich but energy-deficit state has become first state in country to sign Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY) scheme with Union Government. In this regard a tripartite MoU was signed between the state government, Union Ministry of Power and state power distributor Jharkhand Bijli Vitaran Nigam Ltd (JBVNL). Key ..

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Ministry of Women and Child Development launches e-office

Union Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) has introduced e-office, an initiative which will help provide efficient services to the people by digitizing more than 12,000 files. It was formally launched by WCD Minister Maneka Sanjay Gandhi in New Delhi on the lines with the spirit of Good Governance initiative of Union Government. Key ..

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Union Government notifies stricter standards for Coal Based Thermal Power Plants

The Union Government has notified the revised standards for coal-based Thermal Power Plants in the country with the primary aim of minimising pollution In this regard, Union Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEFCC) has issued notification and proposed theses standard to be implemented in a phased manner. Key facts These new standards are ..

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