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Rural Infrastructure Development Fund

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) recently announced that it provided Rs 1,236 crores to Assam in 2020-21 from its Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF). What is RIDF? It was created in 1995-96 with an initial corpus of Rs 2,000 crores. In 2020-21, Rs 29,848 crores was allocated to RIDF. With this ..

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DST-IIEST Solar PV Hub inaugurated at Shibpur, WB

On October 27, 2020, the Union Education Minister, Shri Ramesh pokhriyal nishank inaugurated the DST-IIEST Solar PV Hub. The hub was inaugurated at Shibpur in Howrah District of West Bengal . Highlights The funds to develop the hub was allocated by the Department of Science and Technology. It is backed by the centre of excellence ..

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Indian Solar Imports from China to increase

The Solar Cell manufacturing capacity of India is 2.5 GW. Around 5 GW of power is under construction. Also, the Power Ministry has recently approved for 3GW. This means that the solar equipment imports from China, which is already contributing 80% of solar equipment import is to increase. Highlights On July 3, 2020, the Union ..

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Total installed capacity of solar power generation of India crosses 25 giga watts

According to Mercom India Research, the total installed capacity of solar power generation of India has crossed 25 giga watts (GV). This includes both large-scale and rooftop solar. The utility-scale solar PV projects in India accounts for over 22.5 GW of installed capacity & the rooftop solar projects account for over 2.4 GW as of ..

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