Ministry of Finance

MNRE to Soon Issue Relief Guidelines for Solar Projects Delayed By Coronavirus

With an aim to save renewable energy developers from expected delays in project commissioning on the back of lack of supply from China due to spread of coronavirus, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) will provide extra time for such developers. The move is expected to be in line with the earlier clarification […]

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Govt Asks Solar Manufacturers to Submit List of Items for Basic Custom Duty Exemption

In a step towards providing further relief to domestic solar manufacturers in the country, the Government on Thursday has asked the solar photovoltaic (PV) manufacturers and related associations to submit their list of items to be included in the Basic Custom Duty (BCD) exemption list. In this regard, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy […]

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MNRE Shares List of Insurance Providers for Solar Power Plants

With an aim to provide some relief to solar energy industry stakeholders, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has shared a list of those insurers who are currently offering products covering various risks associated with the solar power plants. The MNRE said in a statement that it had taken up with the Department […]

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Sitharaman Holds Pre-Budget Consultation with Experts of Energy, Climate Change, Infra Sec

In a step towards the preparation of General Budget 2020-21, Nirmala Sitharaman, the Union Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs, held 7th Pre-Budget consultation on Friday with various industry stakeholders. During the meeting, the infrastructure sector stakeholders and experts from the energy sector and climate change were present as the General Budget is scheduled to […]

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India to Organize Summit on Smart & Green Mobility in Nov

The another interesting highlight of the mobility summit would be the participation of experts working with leading international scientific & research organizations and testing laboratories from across the world. The government is organizing a mobility summit, NuGen Mobility Summit 2019, in the month of November this year based on the theme smarter and greener future […]

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SN Sahai Takes Charge as Power Secretary; Garg to Begin New Innings

Now, Garg is mulling to kick off his new innings in the economic and financial policy work outside Government. Sanjeev Nandan Sahai on Friday has assumed charge as Secretary in the Ministry of Power in New Delhi. He has been appointed in place of Subhash Chandra Garg, who retired on October 31, 2019. Prior to this, Sahai, who […]

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Solar Thermal Industry Seeks Replacement of 18% GST with 5%

Before the introduction of Goods and Services Tax (GST) by the Government of India from 1st of July 2017, many taxes like VAT, Octroi, Service tax have been subsumed into a single tax of GST. The GST has merged under the heading Renewable energy devices & parts for their manufacture all of the earlier solar […]

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Solar Industry Seeks Manufacturing Incentives in New Budget

AISIA in its pre-budget recommendations has called for the inclusion of incentives such as subsidies for power, capital, etc in the new budget. The All India Solar Industries Association (AISIA) in its pre-budget recommendations has called for the ministry of finance to include incentives such as subsidies for power, capital, financial support in interest and […]

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