Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme

Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on August 29, 2013, gave its approval for continuing the Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme (TUFS) during the 12th Plan period with a major focus on powerlooms in accordance with the Budget announcement for the financial year 2013-14. The total budget outlay for continuation of the scheme will be about Rs 11,900 … [Read more...]

India Among Top 10 Countries In Hydro Power Capacity

Hydro Power

India acounts for 0.36 per cent of world's installed hydro capacity. India has an estimated potential of about 19,750 MW of Small Hydro Power (SHP) projects. So far, 898 SHP projects with an aggregate capacity of 3411 MW have been set up and 348 projects aggregating to 1309 MW are under implementation. Ministry of New and Renewable Energy ensures performance … [Read more...]

Setting An Agenda For Sustainable Development

Sustainable Development

There is a general impression that India is consuming more than what its ecosystem can sustain, and hence there is a need for programmatic interdisciplinary planning and inter-agency efforts at all levels. A number of national strategies and policies, which inculcate the principle of sustainability, have already been put into place. These policies … [Read more...]

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