RK Singh

970 Government Funded Public EV Charging Station Installed in India so far

Answering questions on progress made by Power Ministry in establishing the EV charging stations in India, RK Singh has detailed the initiatives of the Power Ministry and that 970 public stations have been installed so far. Answering a question raised in the Rajya Sabha on the progress made by government-backed agencies in establishing the Electric […]

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CESL Officially Launches the GRAM UJALA Programme

CESL has unveiled the GRAM UJALA programme, under which it plans to distribute LED bulbs at an affordable cost of Rs 10 per bulb in rural areas Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), has officially unveiled the GRAM UJALA programme. Under this programme, CESL will distribute high-quality […]

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Average Rural Power Supply Duration has Increased to 18.5 Hours

RK Singh has informed that the average rural power supply duration increased from 12.5 hours in 2014-15 to 18.5 hours in 2019-20. Addressing the Power Ministry Parliamentary Consultative Committee in a meeting, Power Minister RK Singh has informed that the average rural power supply duration increased from 12.5 hours in 2014-15 to 18.5 hours in […]

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PAT Cycle-II has Resulted in CO2 Emission Reduction of 70 MT: RK Singh

RK Singh in appreciation of the implementation of PAT Cycle – II, said that it has resulted in CO2 emission reduction of about 70 MT With an objective to accelerate Energy Transition in industrial sectors, Union Minister for Power, New and Renewable Energy RK Singh, recently chaired an interaction session with top management of energy-intensive […]

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4789 MW RE Capacity Sanctioned Under Component A of KUSUM Scheme

RK Singh has detailed that under Component-A of the KUSUM scheme 4789 MW of RE capacity has been sanctioned across farms in India, so far. Union Minister for Power and New & Renewable Energy RK Singh has detailed that under Component-A of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (PM-KUSUM) scheme 4789 MW […]

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India’s Consumption Trends in January Sign of Economic Growth: RK Singh

Asserting that the Union Budget 2021-22 will pave the way for comprehensive growth in the economy, Union Power Minister RK Singh has said that country’s energy consumption reached an all-time high of 1.89 million gigawatts in January and this is an indication that India’s economy is on a path of growth. “In October 2020, the country’s energy consumption increased by […]

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Loans Worth Rs 1.25 Lakh Cr so far Under Discoms Liquidity Package

Loans worth nearly Rs 1.25 lakh crore have been sanctioned so far by PFC and REC Ltd under the liquidity package for stressed power Discoms Loans worth nearly Rs 1.25 lakh crore have been sanctioned so far by state-owned non-banking finance firms Power Finance Corporation (PFC) and REC Ltd under the liquidity package for stressed power distribution […]

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