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Hydro Electric Power Projects in Ladakh

In November 2021, the Government of India cleared eight hydro power projects. Of these seven are in Ladakh and one in Jammu and Kashmir. What are the Hydro Electric Power Projects? They are as follows: DubakShyok in Ladakh: 19 MW Sankoo in Ladakh: 18.5 MW Nimmu Chilling in Ladakh: 24 MW Rongdo in Ladakh: 12 ..

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Sci & Tech Ministry inaugurates “Tech [email protected]

Ministry of Science & Technology inaugurated “Tech [email protected]” on November 15, 2021 as part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. Key Points On the occasion, Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh interacted with successful start-ups including start-ups of tribal communities. The minister also informed that Central Government will set up 30 Science Technology and Innovation (STI) Hubs ..

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Power ministry: New Rules notified to ensure Sustainability

The ministry of power announced new rules to ensure sustainability in the economic viability of the power sector. Key Points New rules will also ease the financial stress of various stakeholders. It will also ensure timely recovery of costs incurred in the electricity generation. It will promote clean energy for ensuring the suitability and meet ..

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Home Ministry enhances powers of BSF

Home Ministry has enhanced the powers of Border Security Force (BSF). Under the enhanced power, officers will have the power to search and arrest. What are the enhanced powers? Officers will also have the power of seizure up to the extent of 50 km in three new states which are sharing international boundaries with Pakistan and Bangladesh. ..

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Maharatna Status to Power Finance Corporation

Central Government has given “Maharatna” status to Power Finance Corporation (PFC). PFC has become the 11th state-owned entity in India to enter the Maharatna category. Key Points PFC now joins the ranks of other companies like ONGC, Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), BHEL and Indian Oil Corporation. PFC is the largest infrastructure company of India. ..

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Finance Ministry’s Monthly Economic Review

The Ministry of Finance recently released its “Monthly Economic Review for September 2021”. According to the report, Indian economy is on path of swift recovery from the impact of Covid-19 pandemic. Key Findings As per economic review report, sustained & robust growth in agriculture sector, rebound in manufacturing & industry sector, resumption of services activity ..

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