Tags: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Auction of 41 coal mines defeats India’s efforts to reign in CO2 emissions: CEEW

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched the auction of 41 coal mines for commercial mining, saying the market for the commodity is now open and the sales will help turn the Covid-19 crisis into an opportunity. But the list of 41 mines showed several are located in biodiversity-rich forest areas in central India, including […]

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MNRE warns against fake websites registering for PM-KUSUM Scheme

The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) on Wednesday cautioned people against fraudulent websites claiming to be registration portals for PM-KUSUM Scheme. MNRE has recently noticed that few new websites have cropped up as registration portal for Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (PM-KUSUM) Scheme. Such websites are potentially duping general public […]

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PM’s special package focusing on #MakeInIndia is a good step: Greaves Cotton

PM Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced a special economic package worth Rs 20 lakh crore to help the nation fight the Covid-19 pandemic. Greaves Cotton has welcomes the move. Nagesh Basavanhalli, MD & CEO, Greaves Cotton Limited said “Prime Minister’s special package of Rs. 20 lakh crore focusing on #MakeInIndia and local manufacturing is a […]

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PM Modi’s #9PM9Minute lights-out call went well, but we did it wrong again

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday urged people to switch off the lights at their homes and light up lamps, candles or mobile phone torches for nine minutes at 9 pm on Sunday to show country’s solidarity to defeat coronavirus. The event of 9 minutes light off at 9 pm on Sunday went off well […]

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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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