Tags: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

India Will Restore 26 Million Hectares of Degraded Land by 2030

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated the High-Level Segment Meeting of the 14th Conference of Parties (COP14) to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), at Expo Mart, Greater Noida in presence of Ralph Gonsalves, Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines; Amina Jane Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General United Nations; Ibrahim Thiaw, Executive […]

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PM Modi wonders if India can become solar power battery hub

Amid his thrust on renewable energy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday wondered whether India could become a hub of solar power battery manufacturing, which can play a major role in the march towards clean energy. He stated this while giving example of mobile phones, saying their popularity increased manifold as the size of their […]

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ADB President meets PM Modi, pledges to support government’s flagship initiatives

Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao recently met PM Narendra Modi and pledged to support the government’s new flagship initiatives. Nakao praised the government’s vision to make India a five trillion dollar economy. PM Modi and ADB President discussed how to further enhance the partnership in areas such as the promotion of new technologies […]

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PM Modi calls for focus on alternate energy, economic cooperation at SCO Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday called for greater cooperation among the SCO countries in combatting terrorism, promoting economy, alternate energy and healthcare as he outlined India’s commitment to peace and economic prosperity in the region. Addressing the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit here, Modi gave a template, ‘HEALTH’, for strengthening cooperation. “Our vision is to strengthen the healthy cooperation among […]

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Solar powered Kochi airport inspiring model for energy guzzlers: PM Modi

Impressed by the fully solar-powered operations at the Cochin Airport, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said it should be an inspiring model for energy guzzlers and suggested that stadiums can tap the natural resource for achieving power neutrality. During his brief stopover visit on Saturday, Modi hailed the Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) for being […]

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Will Modi spur global inaction into action on climate change?

The climate of change is dawning upon the global platform. The mega mandate with which Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India would begin his second term May 30, 2019, has potential to disrupt the decades-long global inertia to act on climate change, which has been recognised as the defining challenge of our times. However, defining actions have not […]

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Cabinet approves investment proposal for Arun-3 Hydro Electric Project

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved investment for Transmission Component of Arun-3 Hydro Electric Project (Nepal portion) for an estimated cost of Rs. 1236.13 crore at June 2017 Price level. The current approval is for Investment approval of 400 kV D/C Diding (In Nepal) – Bathnaha (International […]

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WATCH: PM Modi says South Korea has a huge opportunity in EV sector in India

PM Modi at the India-South Korea Business Symposium in Seoul during his visit to the Republic of Korea said South Korea being a leading manufacturer of electric vehicles has a huge opportunity in this sector in India. He said the Indian economy is based on sound fundamentals and will in the near future double in […]

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CCEA nods for setting up 12GW grid-connected Solar PV Power Projects

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the MNRE’s proposal for setting up 12 GW grid-connected Solar PV Power Projects with VGF support of  Rs. 8,580 crore . The proposal seeks to implement “the Central Public Sector Undertaking (CPSU) Scheme Phase-ll for setting up 12,000 MW grid-connected […]

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PM Modi Inaugurates Surat Municipal Corporation Solar Plants Developed by Waaree Energies

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi on Thursday inaugurated Surat Municipal Corporation solar plants developed by Waaree Energies. The Solar power plants are positioned at various locations in the city, which include three water distribution plants and 18 municipal schools, and cumulatively account for 1 MW of energy generation. With the latest addition of the plants, the […]

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