All households to be electrified by December-end against earlier target of March 2019, says power minister R K Singh
The Union and the state power ministers in a meeting in July had decided to provide electricity connections to all families by December 2018 against the earlier target of March 2019.
Power ministry classifies electric vehicle charging stations under service, allows them to operate without licence
The power ministry has categorised charging batteries of electric vehicles as a service which will help such stations operate without a licence.
Accusing Chief Minister Mukul Sangma of practising "one-upmanship", veteran Congress legislator Comingone Ymbon on Monday resigned as the Meghalaya power minister.
Narendra Modi government has by dropping ministers from the Union Cabinet admitted its "gigantic failure", Congress leader Manish Tewari
A cloud of uncertainty hangs over the participation of the AIADMK and JD(U) in the Union Cabinet as Prime Minister Narendra Modi undertakes its reshuffle
Union power minister Piyush Goyal found himself in the centre of a schooling session by Twitter users on appropriate image usage following his tweet lauding the government's effort to illuminate Indian streets.
Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday said all the states had resolved to provide round-the-clock power supply to every household by March 2019.
The Centre has allocated more than Rs 11,000 crore for bringing electricity to every nook and corner of Uttar Pradesh.
Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman slammed Oommen Chandy and hit out at the Congress high command for "looking the other way".
Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday said a whopping 54 percent electricity was either "stolen or lost" in Bihar.
The Centre and Uttar Pradesh government in association with Energy Efficiency Services (EESL) will distribute 13 lakh LED bulbs to 2,28,496 consumers.
The Hinduja Group on Monday said it plans to build solar-based power stations to generate 1,000 MW at the cost of around a billion dollars.
Reiterating the promise of 24x7 power to all by 2019, Piyush Goyal said use of information technology will help in achieving the target.
The Samajwadi Party on Monday accused the union government and Power Minister Piyush Goyal of turning a blind eye to the power woes of Uttar Pradesh.
Five states have urged union Power Minister Piyush Goyal to help restore power supply to their states facing major blackouts.
The Power Ministry has sought suggestions of various ministries like coal, finance, law and environment on its draft note that seeks to ensure coal supplies for the thermal power plants.
Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Wednesday hit out at his detractors, claiming their actions were guided by "vested interests."
In a revolt against Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda ahead of Assembly elections, Haryana Power Minister Ajay Yadav resigned.
Efforts are being made for supplying adequate coal to power projects, the government also said.<br />
The government will appoint a committee under former Power Minister Suresh Prabhu to review a gas pricing formula approved by the previous UPA regime.