India slowly gets rid of subsidy on kerosene by gradual smaller price hikes

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The government of India has eliminated subsidy on poor man’s fuel, kerosene through small fortnightly price increases. Kerosene sold through the public distribution system (PDS) is now priced at market rates. The Union Budget for 2021-22 makes no provision for payment of subsidy on kerosene in the fiscal year beginning April, according to budget documents […]

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Government schools in Delhi plan to monetise solar power

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Government schools in Delhi are eyeing substantial income, apart from significant reduction in electricity bills, as they start earning money by selling electricity generated by the rooftop solar systems installed on their buildings, reports Financial Express. Under the Centre’s scheme for government building solarisation, the Delhi government has developed over 21 mega-watt (MW) of solar […]

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Organisch says to start delivering fruits, vegetables to homes; unveils Saag Subz app

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Organisch, a Delhi-based organic products start-up focused on delivering fruits and vegetables to modern retail firms, is now all set to make a foray in the consumer delivery business. Launching  its dedicated app for Delhi/NCR region, Chirag Arora, CEO and Founder of the firm, told indoasiancommodities.com, that the firm’s plan includes deploying special carts and […]

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Onion prices in India threaten to rise again on fall in production fears and rise in festive season demand

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Come October-November, onion prices may skyrocket, like they did last year and around the same time in many of the previous years, exposing the absence of a policy paradigm to ensure price stability of India’s staple vegetable, despite it being a political hot potato, Financial Express reports. Already, wholesale onion prices have nearly doubled within […]

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GAIL finds increase in gas sales to pre-COVID-19 levels by end of this quarter

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State-owned gas utility GAIL India Ltd sees its gas demand returning to pre-COVID-19 levels by the end of the current quarter as the expansion of the city gas network will offset shrinking consumption. its Director (Marketing) E S Ranganathan said in an online forum. GAIL, the country’s largest natural gas marketing and transporting company, sold about 113 […]

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