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Only electric vehicles by 2030: Goyal 18.8.2017 Deccan Herald - District
Piyush Goyal, the Union Minister for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy, and Mines, has blamed the state government for the shortage of electricity in Karnataka. He said the country was self-sufficient in coal and electricity. Speaking to journalists here on Friday, he said there would be no shortage of electricity if the state supported the Centre in extending the power transmission lines. "Hydroelectric power is suffering in Karnataka for the last three years due to failed monsoons. It is unfortunate that farmers irrigation pump sets in the state do not get eight hours of power supply for watering of crops. Karnataka can buy power from the Centre at Rs 3 per unit," he said. He continued: "Since the NDA came to power, we have increased the number of transmission lines in South India. We aim to increase it fivefold." Asserting that the country has enough coal supplies, Goyal said the Union government had sanctioned solar parks with a capacity of 2,000 MW to Karnataka. "Energy shortage shrunk in April ...
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Highlights of the Economic Survey 2016-17 Volume-2 12.8.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, Aug 11: Fiscal Developments - The fiscal outcome of the Central Government in 2016-17 was marked by strong growth in tax revenue, sustenance of the pace of capital spending and a consolidation of non-salary/pension revenue expenditure. This combination allowed the Government to contain the fiscal deficit to 3.5 per cent of GDP in 2016-17.
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Full text: Highlights of Economic Survey volume-2 11.8.2017 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
Part two of the Survey warned economic growth estimates for FY18 would be difficult to achieve
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Highlights of the Economic Survey 2016-17 Volume-2 11.8.2017 Govt of india: PIB
• The fiscal outcome of the Central Government in 2016-17 was marked by strong growth in tax revenue, sustenance of the pace of capital spending and a consolidation of non-salary/pension revenue expenditure. This combination allowed the Government to contain the fiscal deficit to 3.5 per cent of GDP in 2016-17.
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Drones, geo-tagging, big data: Narendra Modi's governance is tech-friendly 4.8.2017 India Today| NATION
The Modi government's technology-assisted surveillance of development projects is transforming governance and last-mile delivery.
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Losing in India 2.8.2017 FrontLine: The Nation
While the Chief Minister dreams about the heights that he hopes Jharkhand will achieve, the farmers who stand to lose their land to make way for industrial projects are worried. By AKSHAY DESHMANE
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Government takes steps to Ease Stress in Stalled Thermal Power Projects: Shri Piyush Goyal 27.7.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, July 27: The Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy and Mines, Shri Piyush Goyal, while giving a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today, informed the House that Government has reviewed the status of 34 stressed Thermal Power Projects, as per the list provided by Department of Financial Services (DFS), with an estimated debt of about Rs. 1.77 lakh crore.
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Government takes steps to Ease Stress in Stalled Thermal Power Projects: Shri Piyush Goyal 27.7.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Shri Piyush Goyal, while giving a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today
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Govt. is implementing resources to its fullest, says Piyush Goyal 13.6.2017 New Kerala: India News
Govt. is implementing resources to its fullest, says Piyush Goyal
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Little local involvement as 50 mining districts set to spend $900 mn 13.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Piped water supply to construction of hostels to stadiums, local governments have big plans for the $900 million collected from mining companies under a 2015 law, but the people living in these districts have not been involved in deciding where the money will be spent, according an analysis by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE).
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Little local involvement as 50 mining districts set to spend Rs 5,800 cr 13.6.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Total amount likely to be higher as Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu yet to set up DMFs in all districts
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Three Years’ Achievements & Initiatives of the Ministries of Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines 12.6.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Shri Piyush Goyal, addressed the media on achievements of Ministries under his charge in the last three years, here today. Shri Goyal also interacted with the media present at 7 cities – Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhubaneshwar, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow and Patna - through video conferencing.
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Highlights and full text of RBI's bi-monthly monetary policy 7.6.2017 ET: Policy
Following are the highlights of second bi-monthly monetary policy for 2017-18 as announced by RBI.
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Full text: RBI keeps rates unchanged, cuts inflation projection 7.6.2017 Latest News
RBI keep the policy repo rate unchanged at 6.25%
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Annual survey to gauge extent of hiring and unemployment in country: NITI 3.6.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
Panagariya says economy is expected to grow at 7.5% in FY18 and reach 8% before Modi's term ends
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A 'success' story that's mostly on paper 30.5.2017 Rediff: Business
NDA's energy plan powered UP win, but it's not a winner yet. Centre has claimed to have saved money by targeted coverage but critics say the system is not yet foolproof.
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Excluding health care and education from GST is a bad idea; here's why 20.5.2017 News
Five key messages from GST Council's 14th meet and three thoughts on what future looks like for GST
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A big turn-around in India’s Power Sector 16.5.2017 Govt of india: PIB Features
India’s power sector that was marred by continuous shortages and lack of quality and steady supplies to homes and factories has seen an unprecedented turnaround in the past three years.
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Performance of concerted reforms: Arvind Panagariya on three years of Modi sarkar 16.5.2017 ET: Policy
A concerted effort has been made to improve the ease of doing business at the level of the states. The government has repealed 1,175 redundant laws.
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Embattled Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar walks a tightrope 9.5.2017 India Today| NATION
From public anger over mining and casinos to restive allies, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar finds himself walking the political tightrope.
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