Global curcumin (turmeric) market projected to reach $ 112 Million by 2025: Fairfield market research study

The global curcumin market is growing rapidly and is expected to become a $ 112 million market by 2025, according to the latest study by Fairfield Market Research. India being one of the major producers of turmeric, contributes 80% to global production. Over 250,000 hectares is used for turmeric cultivation in India, with an average […]

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India approves scheme to distribute fortified rice under govt programmes; to cost Rs 2,700 crore

India’s Union Cabinet approved a scheme to distribute fortified rice under government programmes in three phases. To address anemia and micro-nutrient deficiency among large sections of the population, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved a proposal to supply fortified rice to all beneficiaries under the National Food Security Act (NFSA), Integrated Child Development Services […]

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NTPC makes operational additional 42.5 MW capacity at Ramagundam floating solar project in Telangana

NTPC, state-run power giant, has made commercially operational an additional 42.5 megawatts (MW) of power generation capacity at Ramagundam floating solar project in Telangana. Earlier the company had commissioned 17.5 MW (Part-I) and 20 MW (Part-II) of the Ramagundam floating solar project. With the addition of 42.5MW, the total commercially operational power generation capacity of […]

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India to supply fortified rice through fair price shops across country by 2023

As part of its efforts to ensure nutrient-rich food, the government would start distribution of fortified rice through fair price shops all over the country by 2023, Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ashwini Kumar Choubey said. The Minister said the fortified rice is already being distributed through Integrated Child Development […]

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Adani Solar to partner with KSL Cleantech to tap the eastern and north eastern states

Adani Solar, the Adani Group’s solar manufacturing and EPC arm, has announced the launch of its retail distribution business for India’s eastern and north eastern states with KSL Cleantech Ltd as the official channel partner for the two regions, said a company statement. The aim of this partnership with KSL Cleantech, is to rapidly penetrate […]

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Over 80% of 60 million tonnes of foodgrain allocated under PMGKAY already lifted by Indian states

The Centre has allocated nearly 600 lakh tonnes of foodgrains for free distribution under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) to provide relief to ration card holders amid the pandemic, and out of this, 83 per cent grains were lifted by states till September 15. To ameliorate the hardships faced by the poor and […]

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ReNew Power to acquires two renewable assets worth $384 million in Uttarakhand, Telangana

India’s leading independent power producer, ReNew Power has signed binding agreements for the acquisition of two renewable energy assets, a 99megawatt (MW) hydropower project in Uttarakhand and 260 MW solar projects in Telangana, for $384 million. “We believe that the acquisition of these assets are expected to earn an attractive return within our targeted range,” […]

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Telangana topples Gujarat to emerge as the second-largest state in cotton acreage

Telangana overtook Gujarat to emerge as the second-largest state in the cotton acreage, a position that was held by Gujarat till now. Telangana is now looking forward to increasing the cotton cultivation area by another 15-20 lakh acres in the approaching Kharif season. This will take the state’s total cotton area to 75-80 lakh acres.   The Chief […]

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