Indian IT giant HCL to donate quality seeds to 20,000 farmers in UP

To ensure that farmers’ livelihood is not hit during the second wave of the pandemic, IT firm HCL Technologies has decided to donate quality seeds to 20,000 farmers in Hardoi and Lucknow districts of Uttar Pradesh, ahead of kharif sowing. This initiative is being undertaken as part of HCL Samuday, a flagship programme of HCL Foundation, the philanthropic arm of HCL Technologies. Apart from seeds, the […]

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Solar companies seek government’s intervention in UP solar bid cancellation

Uttar Pradesh has recently cancelled winning bids for 184 megawatts (MW) of solar energy discovered through auctions in February 2020. It is the latest state to rescind winning bids. The Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) in fact issued letters informing cancellation to NV Vogt Singapore Private Ltd, Al-Jomaih-Jakson Power Private Ltd, Vijay […]

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Uttar Pradesh not to increase electricity tariff for the state

Keeping the Covid situation in view, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided not to increase electricity tariffs in the state. In a meeting with key officials, chief minister Yogi Adityanath directed them to ensure that there is no increase in electricity prices this year. While the Chief Minister has approved no tariff hikes this year, the final decision however, rests […]

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