While steady ramping up of green power goes a long way in ensuring some leverage for India at climate talks, the integration of large amount of fluctuating renewable energy in the grid remains a serious technical challenge and requires closer monitoring.
The infrastructure includes setting up 275 lift irrigation points, 4199 bore-wells, 11 medium irrigation projects, 640 micro irrigation projects, four mega lift irrigation points and 111 check dams in the district to achieve the target.
IIT-Bombay has offered free audio-visual tutorial-based training in information technology in Odisha’s Nabarangpur, which has among the lowest socio-economic indicators in the country and is grappling with an implosive skilling deficit.
India Inc. is a lone factory and a few cashew units. Anil Sasi travels to nabarangpur, India’s poorest district, and finds its industry grappling with poor infrastructure and a crippling labour crunch.
Despite the commissioning of four 765kV inter-regional PGCIL transmission lines, UP is not being allowed to draw power from Chhattisgarh stations with whom it has long-term PPAs) totalling about 2,000 megawatts.