Vedanta Inaugurates 1,700th Nand Ghar in Karnataka Under CSR Programme

Vedanta Inaugurates 1,700th Nand Ghar in Karnataka Under CSR Programme

Diversified metals and mining company, Vedanta Resources Ltd’s flagship corporate social responsibility (CSR) project Nand Ghar has rolled out its 1,700th centre in Dharwad district in Karnataka on Monday, thus moving closer to the vision of setting up 4,000 such facilities across India. Union Minister of...

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Opinion: Connect Missing Dots in Indian Infrastructure Sector for Faster Recovery

Opinion: Connect Missing Dots in Indian Infrastructure Sector for Faster Recovery

Once the world’s fastest-growing major economy, India’s growth engines are sputtering back to life again. Inevitably, the earliest signs of this are evident from the many infrastructure segments. From power demand to shipment of goods, there has been a pickup in all segments after the decline witnessed after the lockdo...

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India to be self-reliant in development, mass production of COVID-19 vaccine: Health Minister

India to be self-reliant in development, mass production of COVID-19 vaccine: Health Minister

Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare, Minister of Science & Technology and Minister of Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has said that as the world raced to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, India was looking to become self-reliant in both development of the vaccine and its mass production.  Ad...

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BLR Airport Registers 26-Month High Cargo Throughput from E-commerce Shipments

BLR Airport Registers 26-Month High Cargo Throughput from E-commerce Shipments

Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru, also known as BLR Airport, processed 34,339 metric tonnes (MT) of cargo in October 2020, recording a 26-month high in tonnage. What is even more significant is the fact that this highest-ever domestic outbound tonnage of 8,117 MT in October registered at the co...

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Govt trying to accelerate EV uptake: Gadkari

Govt trying to accelerate EV uptake: Gadkari

Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways & Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), Nitin Gadkari on Monday said that the Central Government was aiming at creating core global competencies in India by facilitating the seamless integration of the local automotive industry with the world. In this direction, i...

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CCI Approves Acquisition in Orix Wind SPVs by Greenko Energy Holdings

CCI Approves Acquisition in Orix Wind SPVs by Greenko Energy Holdings

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the acquisition of Orix Wind SPVs by Greenko Energy Holdings (GEH) from ORIX Corp. and equity stake in GEH by Orix under Section 31(1) of the Competition Act, 2002, on Thursday. GEH is the holding company of the Greenko Group of Companies. The principal b...

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50% Subsidy on Air Transportation of Select Fruits & Veggies from NE, Himalayan States

50% Subsidy on Air Transportation of Select Fruits & Veggies from NE, Himalayan States

Under the Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan’s ‘Operation Greens: TOP to TOTAL Scheme’, 50 per cent transportation subsidy is now made available for air transportation for 41 notified fruits and vegetables from Northeastern and Himalayan states to any place in India, a release from the Ministry of Food Processing Industry (MO...

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Ramky Enviro Launches Southern India’s Maiden Waste-to-Energy Plant

Ramky Enviro Launches Southern India’s Maiden Waste-to-Energy Plant

One of the leading providers of comprehensive environment management services in Asia, Ramky Enviro Engineers Ltd (REEL) has launched southern India’s first waste-to-energy plant. KT Rama Rao, Minister of Municipal Administration & IT of Telangana inaugurated the 19.8 MW capacity plant at Jawaharnaga...

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Power Ministry Brings All Distribution Companies Under EC Act Ambit

Power Ministry Brings All Distribution Companies Under EC Act Ambit

Ministry of Power has said that it had mandated that all electricity distribution companies would be brought under the ambit of the Electricity Conservation (EC) Act. According to an official release issued by the ministry on Monday, a notification issued by it on September 28 covered all the electricity ...

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