Jammu and Kashmir

India Hints At Developing Lithium From Lab To Reality

Union Minister of Mines and Coal Pralhad Joshi, in his recent reply made before the Lok Sabha, said that India has already made successful attempts to extract Lithium from the mineral concentrate on a laboratory scale. He also said that the country was able to develop technologies to utilize the Lithium sources present in the […]

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Five Major Challenges India Can Face in Lithium Mining

In the latest development, the Geological Survey of India (GSI) indicated the presence of a large deposit of Lithium in the Degana region of Rajasthan’s Nagaur district. It is the second largest critical mineral discovery after the GSI discovered another significant source in the Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir in February this year. While […]

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Jammu Smart City Adds 200 Electric Buses By Tata Motors

Recently, Jammu Smart City Ltd. announced that 200 electric buses tender had been awarded to India’s largest manufacturer of commercial vehicles, Tata Motors. According to Tata Motors, Jammu Smart City Ltd. launched the tender for Jammu and Srinagar.  To deploy electric buses in the twin capital cities of Jammu and Kashmir, Tata Motors has formed […]

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J&K approves 200 MW rooftop solar project in Jammu city

The Administrative Council (AC) headed by LG Manoj Sinha, has approved the development of 200 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar power plants in Jammu City. These plants hope to take the optimal advantage of the solar irradiance in the high resource region of Jammu and Kashmir. They will come up as part of the ‘Solar […]

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J&K village to become first carbon-free solar panchayat

The residents of Palli in Jammu and Kashmir’s (J&K) Samba district are upbeat over the upcoming visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to their village, according to recent media reports. The village is set to become the first carbon-free solar panchayat in the union territory. As per reports, the work is going on at war-footing, especially […]

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SECI Invites Tender for 5MW Agri Solar Power Project in Kashmir

The Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) has invited tenders for design, engineering, supply, construction, erection, testing and commissioning of a 5 MW(AC) grid connected saffron based Agro-Solar PV Power Plant at Pampore, Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir. The notification by SECI also holds that the tender also includes operations and maintenance responsibilities for 10 […]

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New Roadmap Drawn to Make J&K Energy Surplus by 2025

J&K Power Development Corporation has drawn a roadmap to make the Union Territory energy surplus by 2025 by harnessing its large hydel power potential. The Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Power Development Corporation has drawn a roadmap to make the Union Territory energy surplus by 2025 by harnessing its large hydel power potential. This was disclosed […]

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Govt Working to Bring Round-the-Clock Power Supply in J&K in 2 Years: RK Singh

The central government is aiming to provide round the clock power supply to the UT of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), Power Minister RK Singh has said. The Central government is aiming to provide round the clock (RTC) electricity supply to the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), Union Minister for Power and New and […]

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Sterlite Power wins IPMA Global Project Excellence Award for NRSS-29 Power Transmission Project in Jammu & Kashmir

Sterlite Power, a global leader in power transmission, has been awarded the coveted ‘Gold’ award in the mega sized projects category at the prestigious Global Project Excellence Award 2019 for its Northern Region Strengthening Scheme (NRSS-29) project in Jammu & Kashmir. The award was presented at the 31st IPMA World Congress held on 1st October […]

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