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Govt proposes to generate 1,75,000 MW renewable energy by 2022: RK Singh

New Delhi, Aug 7 (UNI) The government proposes to generate 1,75,000 megawatt of renewable energy by 2022, Minister of State for New and Renewable Energy R K Singh told the Rajya Sabha here on Tuesday.
Replying to supplementaries during the Question Hour, the Minister said in the last four years a capacity of 34,000 MW had been added to the available 71,419 MW already available.
He said the government had prepared two schemes for rural India.
One was to provide solar pumps to farmers.
The other was to enable farmers to generate renewable energy for the grid by helping
them establish small solar plants in their fallow land.
Replying to a member, he said the government will extend the Atal Jyoti Yojna to Hill States
and North-eastern states that lacked electricity.
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Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die

Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die

09 Jan 2019 | 10:54 PM

New Delhi, Jan 9 (UNI) After the passage of 124th Constitution Amendment Bill 2019, which seeking to provide 10 per cent reservation to economically weaker section in the upper castes, the Rajya Sabha was adjourned on Wednesday sine die.

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Bill for 10 pc reservation to EWS gets nod of Parliament, RS approves it with 165 voting for it, 7 against

Bill for 10 pc reservation to EWS gets nod of Parliament, RS approves it with 165 voting for it, 7 against

09 Jan 2019 | 10:39 PM

New Delhi, Jan 9 (UNI) The Bill for 10 per cent reservation for the economically weaker sections of the society got nod from Parliament on Wednesday, with the Rajya Sabha approving it with 165 member voting in favour and 7 voting against it.

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RAJYA SABHA ADJOURNED SINE DIE

09 Jan 2019 | 10:30 PM

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Gehlot appeals for support of RS to pass Quota Bill; vote for Select Committee negated

Gehlot appeals for support of RS to pass Quota Bill; vote for Select Committee negated

09 Jan 2019 | 10:25 PM

New Delhi, Jan 9 (UNI) Appealing to members of Rajya Sabha to support the Constitution (124th) Amendment Bill 2019 to pave the way for 10 per cent reservation for economically weaker sections of the society, Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thawar Chand Gehlot on Wednesday said it was a 'historic Bill, brought with good policy and intention'.

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THE CONSTITUTION (124TH AMENDMENT) BILL, 2019 PASSED BY RAJYA SABHA, 165 VOTE IN FAVOUR, 7 AGAINST

09 Jan 2019 | 10:23 PM

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