solar projects

04.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH   Creda plans total 600 mw capacity solar pv installations   The Chhattisgarh Renewable Energy Development Agency (CREDA) envisages installation of grid-connected solar PV rooftop projects with aggregate capacity of 600 MW in different categories across the State, officials informed.   Notably, CREDA is targetting installation of Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar PV Projects across the State. The generated solar power may be utilized for captive application and the surplus power will be fed to the grid, officials informed.   The aim is to reduce the fossil fuel based electricity load on main grid and make building self-sustainable from the point ... Read more

13.04.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH C’garh asked to create 2k ‘suryamitras’ in 5 yrs   The Chhattisgarh Government has been given a target of creating 2000 ‘Suryamitras’ by the Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy who could be trained for seeking employment in the solar energy sector during the next five years, officials informed.   The Suryamitra Skill Development Program (SSDP) aims to develop the skills of youth, considering the opportunities for employment in the growing Solar Energy Power Project’s installation, operation and maintenance in India and abroad.   The SSDP is also designed to prepare the candidates to become new entrepreneurs in ... Read more

19.01.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Chhattisgarh to withdraw controversial tribal land law   Faced with massive tribal protests, Chhattisgarh government was forced to relent and the cabinet decided to initiate the process for withdrawal of its controversial amendment to Land Revenue Code which ensures that the state can buy land owned by the tribals with their consent.   Besides, the opposition Congress had made this a major issue with the party unleashing a campaign describing it as an attempt to usurp tribal land, put it in open market and eventually transfer it for industrial and other purposes.      INTERNATIONAL   Romania to have first female ... Read more