President Ram Nath Kovind

President Kovind’s Childhood Home in Rural UP Goes Solar

President Ram Nath Kovind’s residence ‘Milan Kendra’ in his native village of Paraunkh, Uttar Pradesh, has now become solarised, a move that should boost awareness about the rooftop solar industry in the region and beyond. Located 70 km away from Kanpur, the President’s childhood home is now powered by a 5 kW solar plant, which […]

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President Begins International Tour with Trade and Renewable Energy on Agenda

President Ram Nath Kovind has embarked on a state visit to Croatia, Bolivia and Chile to hold talks with the leaders of these countries and strengthen ties in trade, investment and renewable energy. India will be conducting separate bilateral forums with Croatia, Bolivia and Chile during President Kovind’s visit to these countries, from March 25 to April 2, a statement […]

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UP Govt. Decides to Give Solar Charkhas, Khadi Benefits to Weavers

Although the solar charkhas are used in other states as well but the cloth that is produced from these charkhas is not considered as khadi. This deprives the weavers of government benefits under khadi promotion. In order to double their income and improve the efficiency of yarn spinners of UP, the state government is planning […]

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Solar Charkha Mission Launched by President Ram Nath Kovind

The Ministry of Micro Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) will cover 50 clusters under this mission and 400 to 2000 artisans will be employed by each cluster. To generate the employment in rural areas, and disburse a subsidy of Rs 550 crore to thousands of artisans, President Ram Nath Kovind launched the Solar Charkha Mission […]

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President Kovind to Launch Solar Charkha Mission on 27 June

The Solar Charkha mission has been approved by the government … As of now, the government has approved Rs 550 crore of subsidy for around 50 clusters. Every cluster will have between 400 to 2,000 artisans. Announcing the date for launch of the new solar scheme by President Ram Nath Kovind, Union Minister Giriraj Singh […]

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