Power Ministry

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  • Centre reviews power situation

    Centre reviews power situation

    The Union Government today reviewed the power situation in the country, with special focus on Uttar Pradesh, and told states to upgrade their infrastructure to ensure smooth supply of power during peak demand in summer. The Power Ministry told the......

    March 31, 2017
  • Smart meters can be game changers in long run: Piyush Goyal

    Smart meters can be game changers in long run: Piyush Goyal

    Outlining the need for smart and efficient electrical appliances, Power Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday said smart meters can be a game changer in long-term planning for the power sector. "Smart meter can be a game changer when it comes......

    January 23, 2017
  • Govt announces safety audit for 418 mines

    Govt announces safety audit for 418 mines

    Government on Tuesday announced safety audit for all 418 mines in the country in the wake of one of the worst open cast mine disaster under Rajmahal, killing at least 18 people. "We held a review meeting with Coal India......

    January 3, 2017
  • IT-enabled power distribution to save Rs.10k cr annually

    IT-enabled power distribution to save Rs.10k cr annually

    Government aims to save as much as Rs 10,000 crore annually by leveraging information technology to ramp up its power distribution network in urban towns by January 2019. Moving in this direction, the Power Ministry is likely to award the......

    September 18, 2016
  • DDUGJY: 10,000 villages electrified

    DDUGJY: 10,000 villages electrified

    Moving forward in achieving its goal of electrifying 18,452 villages within 1,000 days, the Union government has said that 398 more villages have been electrified in the period August 8-14, thus taking the total to 10,051 villages. As many as “398......

    August 16, 2016