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R K Singh


Power minister criticises tardy implementation of schemes in Jammu & Kashmir

January 05, 2021 2:36 am

Speaking at a function at a convention centre in Jammu on Sunday, R K Singh said that after assuming charge of the Power Ministry, he decided to visit J&K, visit the then unified state in October 2017.

Centre launches scheme to solarise entire Konark Temple, Konark town

May 20, 2020 9:23 pm

The scheme envisages setting up of the 10-MW grid connected solar project and various solar off-grid applications such as solar trees, solar drinking water kiosks and off-grid solar power plants with battery storage, with a 100 per cent central financial assistance (CFA) support of around Rs. 25 crore from the Government of India through the MNRE.

Power discoms faced losses worth Rs 27,000 crore in FY19: Minister R K Singh

December 29, 2019 5:02 pm

The Centre aims to reduce electricity transmission and distribution losses in the country to 15 per cent in the next two years, Singh said here on Saturday.

National meet on power to be held on October 11, 12

October 10, 2019 10:34 am

Energy ministers and secretaries of all states and union territories of the country will be participating in the conference.

Power Ministry eases norms of flexible generation scheme

June 14, 2019 3:57 am

The Power Ministry, in April last year, had allowed thermal power generation companies (gencos) the flexibility of using renewable energy sources to meet their contractual generation obligations.

Target of 100 per cent electrification would be achieved by Dec 31: R K Singh

November 29, 2018 10:28 pm

The Power Minister said about 2.10 crore households have already connected and eight states have achieved 100 per cent saturation (in household electrification)-- Madhya Pradesh, Tripura, Bihar, Jammu & Kashmir, Mizoram, Sikkim, Telangana and West Bengal.

Electric vehicle infra policy soon; individual can set up charging station for commercial use: R K Singh

November 11, 2018 9:41 pm

EV charging infrastructure is required to boost EVs in the country. India intends to have a sizeable share of EVs in the vehicle strength by 2030, which is in line with its commitment to reduce emission intensity by one third from the level of 2005.

RK Singh: ‘Coal shortage situation will remain for 2-3 years; states allowed to import’

July 04, 2018 1:02 am

Union power minister R K Singh said that these mines will be opened when Coal India Limited (CIL) gets the environment clearances.

Power Sector: Govt looks at multi-sector, larger course of action for stressed units

June 12, 2018 2:39 am

While the RBI hasn’t yet indicated any relaxation of its circular, the finance ministry, sources said, will soon write to it and other stakeholders, including power producers, convening a meeting to find a resolution.

Rural Electrification Corporation working on Samadhan-like scheme: Union Power Minister RK Singh

June 06, 2018 12:53 am

Under Samadhan — which stands for the Scheme of Asset Management and Debt Change Structure — the bankers’ consortium shortlisted 11 power plants with an overall capacity of over 12 gigawatts, which are either complete or nearing completion.