Joint working group to strategize implementation The Cabinet was apprised of the Agreement signed between India and France in the field of Sustainable Urban Development in March 2018. The Agreement shall remain in force for a period of five years.
300,000 solar street lights across country The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved Phase-Ill of Off-grid and Decentralised Solar PV (Photo Voltaic) Application Programme to achieve additional 118 MWp (Mega Watt peak) off-grid solar PV capacity by 2020.
Three years for the project to be ready The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved construction of a 9.9 km long new 6-lane bridge across river Ganga. Costing Rs.1,948.25 crore, it will be on National Highway-96 at Phaphamau in Allahabad.
Crowd-funding and grants to support NGOs initiatives The Mumbai-based YES Foundation of YES Bank expects 10 business groups to support its corporate social responsibility (CSR) programmes for “Everyday Heroes”, social enterprises and non-government organizations (NGOs) with grants and crowd funding.
ABHY to improve ground water management The World Bank has approved Atal Bhujal Yojana (ABHY), a Rs.6000 crore Central Sector Scheme to address the criticality of ground water resources.