Are renewables really the answer?
We have all come to an agreement that renewables are crucial and are the only way to successfully prevent the doom of this planet. Renewables have become the center key for most democratic candidates who propose investing trillions for it. The solution to global warming seems very clear and straightforward, solar panels on every roof, […]Read More
Budget 2021: Allocation of Rs 2,606 crore for the solar power sector
The union budget 2021 as a lot in store for the environment. Apart from clean air, Jal Jeewan Mission, Swachh Bharat 2.0, FM Sitharaman has put a lot of focus on solar energy sector. The Union Budget for 2021-22 has provided an allocation of Rs 2,606 crore for the solar power sector, including both grid-interactive and off-grid projects. […]Read More
Is Union Budget 2021 environmentally inclusive?
The expectations from the budget of FY 2021-2022 had been extremely high since the country faced huge economic retardation after fighting the Coronavirus pandemic for almost a year. The strategic budget allocation for the environment had been very crucial this year. Given the country’s heavy investments for developing new entrepreneurial ventures, the natural resources were […]Read More
Budget 2021 updates: Rs 2217 crore allocated for 42 urban centres to tackle air pollution
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has begun presenting the Union Budget 2021-22 in Parliament. Addressing air pollution, Sitharaman announced a total spend of Rs 2217 crore allocated for 42 urban centres to tackle air pollution. This would be Sitharaman’s third budget under the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In a significant departure […]Read More
Decision-makers and state-level governments write to environment minister to stop coal block auction
Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently launched the auction process of coal blocks for commercial mining via video conference with an aim to achieve self-sufficiency in meeting energy needs and boost industrial development. “We are not just launching the auction for commercial coal-mining today, but bringing the coal sector out of decades of lockdown,” PM said. But, […]Read More
Each state to have at least one solar city: PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for each state to have at least one ‘solar city’ whose electricity needs would be met entirely through rooftop solar power. It came in a course of review of the work of the ministries of power and new and renewable energy. In its statement, Government said, “Instead of looking for a one-size-fits-all […]Read More
Why I filed a petition to install solar panels in all Government Offices
Pollution has been a cause of concern for all Delhiites, more so in the last decade. The exponential increase in pollution has gone unattended to an extent that now we are dealing with a severe climate crisis. Millions of people are dying and sadly the number is increasing day by day. Political parties, irrespective of […]Read More
Delhi government drafts policy to make 25% of vehicles electric by 2023
Delhi Electric Vehicle Policy 2018 aims for 25% of all newly registered vehicles in Delhi to be electric by 2023.Read More