Mamta Banerjee

R.K. Singh Demolishes ‘Canards’ Against Power Reforms At Presser

At a virtual press conference today, Power Minister R.K. Singh launched a scathing broadside against what he described as the ‘canards’ being spread by vested interests to delay or block the passage of key power reforms, proposed in the upcoming Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2020. Getting down to the theme straightaway, Mr Singh highlighted how India, […]

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Bengal Chief Minister Joins Building Chorus Against Electricity Act Amendments

The Electricity Act Amendment Bill (2020), slated for a possible introduction in the coming session of parliament, faced a predictable salvo yesterday. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamta Banejee termed its provisions ‘anti- federal’ and even ‘inhuman’ to be brought up at a time when the pandemic is raging. In a strongly-worded letter to Prime Minister […]

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West Bengal Govt Makes the Case for E-Buses to Protect Environment

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee has said the state government has been emphasising on e-buses to protect the environment and reduce air pollution. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has said the state government has been emphasising on electric buses (E-Buses) and ferries as modes of transportation to protect the environment and reduce air pollution. Urging […]

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West Bengal Making Rapid Progress in Non-Conventional Sources of Energy: CM

The state government was conducting a survey to develop a wind power generation plant in Sagar Island, the chief minister said in her tweet. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has said that the state has made a rapid progress in increasing energy generation from non-conventional sources. “From 1.2 megawatts (MW) in 2011, solar power […]

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Bengal to Flaunt its First Solar Powered Village

It’s a festivity time for the general population of Pandri, as the town in the Purulia district of West Bengal surviving with zero-power probability gets a ray of light to their houses. The town has been recently introduced with first solar controlled power plant which brings up a further recognition of being the first in […]

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