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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be attending UN Climate Action Summit 2019 in New York on September 23rd

Hack: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attending UN Climate Action Summit 2019 in New York on September 23 According to PTI, PM Modi will also address Indian-Americans in Houston and Chicago during his trip lasting from September 20 to 23 Houston has one of the largest concentrations of the Indian American community in the US with the Texas […]

Auto industry gets an electric boost in FY20 Budget

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s maiden Budget provides tax incentives and GST cuts for electric vehicles. ‘The future is electric,’ reiterates the Union Budget 2019-20. In her maiden Budget speech on Friday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced an income tax deduction of ₹1.5 lakh on loans for electric vehicles to incentivise their purchase. The loan is […]

Union Budget 2019: Centre to implement ‘One Nation, One Power’ grid to end India’s power woes

The Narendra Modi government is looking to implement ‘One Nation, One Power’ grid in the power sector, to ensure power connectivity to states at affordable rates, union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in the union budget announcement on Friday in the Parliament. A package for power sector tariff and structural reforms to the sector will […]

Despite push, India has a lot of ground to cover on shift to electric cars

Govt’s push is welcome, but industry-readiness is an important factor The transition could become a reality with Prime Minister Narendra Modi government’s massive and sustained push towards a complete switch to electric mobility Imagine a time when the dependence on fossil fuel to power one’s scooter or car will become non-existent with electricity taking its […]

NITI Aayog’s electric mobility proposal irks India’s auto industry

CII has expressed concerns over the timing of the move and the haste with which the government is pushing through electric mobility Government think-tank NITI Aayog’s proposal calling for replacement of various categories of vehicles by electric vehicles (EVs) within a certain time has irked India’s auto industry and prompted the Confederation of India Industry […]