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Bongaigaon Refinery receives OGCF-2017 Award 17.1.2018 The Assam Tribune
Bongaigaon Refinery receives OGCF-2017 Award
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Campaign for conservation of petro products under way 17.1.2018 The Assam Tribune
Campaign for conservation of petro products under way
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NDMC budget focuses on Smart City, e-governance 16.1.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
Smart City and e-governance remain the two major highlights of the New Delhi Municipal Council's (NDMC) budget for the financial year 2018-19. The NDMC is the civic body catering to Lutyens' Delhi, housing the country's most powerful. The NDMC chairman Naresh Kumar, presented the receipts of Rs 3935.91 crore against Rs 3677.24 crore provided in 2017-18. The capital expenditure is projected at Rs 504.39 crore including Rs 66.30 crore in Smart Projects against Rs 315.41 crore in 2017-18. "NDMC's strategic priorities will be to retain and reinforce its position as one of the most progressive municipal units in terms of sustainability and self-reliance. Hence, the mission and overall goal for the coming financial year will be smart electronic and mobile governance, smart city Initiatives and resource conservation," said Kumar. Making NDMC area a 100 per cent renewable energy-powered smart city is one of the major goals for the civic body this year. "It is proposed to move towards running NDMC on 100 per cent ...
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22nd Refining and Petrochemicals Technology Meet to be held in Bhubaneswar 11.1.2018 Sify Finance
The 22nd Refining and Petrochemicals Technology Meet will be organised by the Centre for High Technology in association with Indian Oil Corporation at Bhubaneswar from January 13 to 15.
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City students get 45k households to switch off power for an hour 17.12.2017 DNA: Top News
In an attempt to spread awareness about energy conservation, 17 schools and their students were instrumental in saving over 13,000 units of energy by motivating entire neighbourhoods to shut down electricity for an hour. The schools, which have come together under the banner of 'The Green Principals and Educators League', planned to take their efforts beyond a one-day exercise by encouraging students to contribute to the cause. Students were asked to undertake projects on energy conservation to obtain marks in their second term. Under the project, it was decided that the students will shut electricity for an hour on December 11 at their residences and encourage at least five neighbours, friends or relatives to do the same. Interestingly, the students were able to motivate 45,000 households and save nearly 13,600 units. Speaking about the initiative, Renu Seth, a founding member of the initiative, said, "The results are great as the students and schools have really worked very hard. Students were able to ...
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Rajasthan innovations shine, DLB Pawan Arora receives award 15.12.2017 DNA: Top News
It was a proud moment for the state as the director of local bodies of Rajasthan, Pawan Arora received National Energy Conservation Award 2017 of union energy ministry on Thursday. The award has been bestowed on Rajasthan DLB for exemplary work in ‘Street Light’ category. The state with 8.67 lakh LED street lights is ahead of all other states. The national level award was presented to Rajasthan DLB, Pawan Arora at a function of Union Energy Ministry held at Vigyan Bhawan, Delhi on occasion of Energy Conservation Day on Thursday. The Directorate of local bodies was also awarded the Rajasthan Energy Conservation Award 2017 by the Rajasthan energy department at a state level program held at Jaipur on the day. It has been for the consecutive year that the DLB has bagged the state level award for energy conservation through replacing traditional road lights with LED lights. The initiative has helped the Directorate to save on Rs 146.56 crore in expenditure on street light electricity consumption and saved ...
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DLB Pawan Arora to receive award from President Ram Nath Kovind 13.12.2017 DNA: Top News
Urban Local Bodies Department will receive National Energy Conservation Award for the second consecutive year. On the best work in energy conservation works (Street Lights) from the Ministry of Energy, the local body department will be conferred National Energy Conservation Award-2017. On December 14, 2017, President Ram Nath Kovind will give the award on Energy Day. Director of the Local Bodies Department and Joint Secretary Pawan Arora will receive this award. It is worth mentioning that last year the local bodies department was awarded this award. Last year, the Principal Secretary Manjit Singh received this award. Director Local Body Pawan Arora said that so far, 8.67 lakh LED street lights have been installed in 162 urban local bodies across the state. The highest is compared to other states. Throughout the country on 12 December 2017, a total of 41,30,007 pieces of LED street lights have been installed. Thus, Rajasthan has the highest number of LED street lights in the country. The most energy ...
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Schools across state to participate in ‘Earth Hour’ today 11.12.2017 DNA: Urban Tales
Seventeen schools from across the state will switch off fans, lights and other electrical appliances for an hour on Monday under an initiative to raise awareness of energy conservation and cutting down pollution in Ahmedabad.  The schools, which have come under the banner of ‘The Green Principals and Educators League’, plan to take the efforts beyond the one-day exercise by encouraging students to contribute to the cause. Students will be asked to do projects on energy conservation for their second term. The schools have asked their students to observe the similar practice of switching off electricity for an hour at their homes and encourage at least five neighbours, friends or relatives to do the same.  Renu Seth, founding mentor of the initiative, said, “From the time Ahmedabad has been declared a very polluted city, I have been trying to do something to increase the environmental awareness and green practices in our schools. Last week, all schools observed their meter reading for three days for an ...
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All NF Railway stations to be LED-lit by March 31, 2018 7.12.2017 The Assam Tribune
All NF Railway stations to be LED-lit by March 31, 2018
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Manipur minister to ride bicycle to office with awareness on mind 27.11.2017 The Assam Tribune
Manipur minister to ride bicycle to office with awareness on mind
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Petroleum conservation workshop held 26.11.2017 The Assam Tribune
Petroleum conservation workshop held
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Workshop on petroleum products 26.11.2017 The Assam Tribune
Workshop on petroleum products
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Indira Gandhi: Fearlessness in the national interest 20.11.2017 Rediff: News
'Fearlessness, courtesy, humour, wide interests and wisdom, deep commitment to science and technology, passion for the environment, objectivity and the ability to see many things through not only a national but also an international prism.'
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Science fair at RSC on Dec 9-10 15.11.2017 The Assam Tribune
Science fair at RSC on Dec 9-10
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Tata Motors partners with EESL; aims to achieve significant energy saving 14.11.2017 Sify Finance
[India], November 14 (ANI): Tata Motors Limited has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Energy Efficiencies Services Limited (EESL) to achieve energy saving and resource conservation by
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TERI University hosts its 10th convocation 11.11.2017 Sify Finance
[India], November 10 (ANI-NewsVoir): With the growing need for developing alternative methods through specialized education to create a sustainable living, TERI University graduates on Friday, at
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Govt to bring 12 lakh ha land under micro-irrigation 14.10.2017 ET: Agriculture
Addressing the valedictory session of the fifth five-day India Water Week here, he said it was something which hadn't been achieved in the post-Independence era.
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Natgas pipeline builders hail U.S. okay of blocked New York project 16.9.2017 TOI: Intl Business
NATGAS-MILLENNIUM/FERC:Natgas pipeline builders hail U.S. okay of blocked New York project
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BRICS Leaders Xiamen Declaration: Full text 4.9.2017 TOI: India
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Brazil opens vast national reserve to mining 24.8.2017 TOI: Intl Business
BRAZIL-MINING/:Brazil opens vast national reserve to mining
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