The New and Renewable Energy Ministry said that around 137 gigawatt of renewable energy capacity has been installed in the country which is 36.48 per cent of the total installed electricity generation capacity in the country.
In a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today, Minister of State for New and Renewable Energy, RK Singh said, the government has taken several steps to promote renewable energy in the country. He informed that Foreign Direct Investment up to 100 per cent under the automatic route has been permitted by the government and Project Development Cell has been set up for attracting and facilitating investment. He said, India has committed that 40 per cent of its installed power generation capacity shall be from non-fossil fuel by the end of 2030 as a part of Intended Nationally Determined Contributions as per Paris Accord.
Support Ethical Journalism. Support The Dispatch
The Dispatch is a sincere effort in ethical journalism. Truth, Accuracy, Independence, Fairness, Impartiality, Humanity and Accountability are key elements of our editorial policy. But we are still not able to generate great stories, because we don’t have adequate resources. As more and more media falls into corporate and political control, informed citizens across the world are funding independent journalism initiatives. Here is your chance to support your local media startup and help independent journalism survive. Click the link below to make a payment of your choice and be a stakeholder in public spirited journalism