MNRE Launches new Website to Maintain Pace With Time

RK Singh has recently launched the new website of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) in an attempt to maintain pace with time.

MNRE new Website

The Minister of State (I/C) for Power and New and Renewable Energy and Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Shri RK Singh has recently launched the new website of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE). Speaking on the occasion, Minister directed that sectoral updation of the site should be personally ensured at the senior level so that it maintains pace with time.

The new website is developed looking into the present need for quick and accurate information dissemination needs of the Ministry with latest techniques to make it more informative, interactive and user-friendly including persons with visual disabilities. The responsive design of the website enables ease of access from various devices including mobile phones.

The Ministry’s activities including innovative bids, KUSUM scheme were attracting large public interest which necessitated the need for a new website.

MNRE new Website

The key feature of the website includes optimised user interface, three-click interfaces, Rubik’s cube structure and improvised search options. A structured back end content management system (CMS) is developed to manage the website with minimum sources and less time-consuming. The website has additional portals such as ‘Akshay Urja Portal’ and ‘India Renewable Idea Exchange’ (IRIX). Furthermore, well identifiable links are provided for all the activities of the Ministry to provide the information at ease. Two language interfaces are provided on the website to make the contents reachable to the wider public. Additionally, social media handles of the Ministry such as Facebook, Youtube and Twitter are linked on the homepage of the web site. The NIC server is hosting the website.

The new website would be able to cater to the renewed public interest in the Ministry’s activities,” the Ministry issued in its statement.

Recently, a Parliamentary panel had expressed dismay over the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) missing targets continuously and had suggested the ministry to identify weak areas and take corrective actions without any further delay. The Ministry has continuously failed to achieve its yearly physical targets, the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Energy said in a report tabled in Parliament.

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Ayush Verma

Ayush Verma

Ayush is a staff writer at saurenergy.com and writes on renewable energy with a special focus on solar and wind. Prior to this, as an engineering graduate trying to find his niche in the energy journalism segment, he worked as a correspondent for iamrenew.com.

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