The Hindu Business Line : 2019-06-12

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CHENNAI NEWS 4 BusinessLi­ne WEDNESDAY JUNE 12 2019 • • ZY CII President Sectoral targets for govt’s renewable energy generation goals reworked solar pump scheme (Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan - KUSUM), Singh said that similar schemes being run by the States will be subsumed into this. The Finance Ministry was initially not in favour of allocating funds for this scheme. The scheme required a central financial assistance of ₹34,000 crore. “We have now got an approval from the Finance Ministry for this scheme,” Singh told OUR BUREAU New Delhi, June 11 The Centre has reworked its sector wise target for achieving 175 GigaWatt of renewable energy generation capacity by 2022. Minister of State (Independen­t Charge) for Power and Renewable Energy, RK Singh, said it has now been decided that the distinctio­n between different forms of renewable energy (such as wind and solar) will not be taken into considerat­ion while achieving the 175-GW renewable energy capacity generation goals till 2022. “We are not rigid about the mix (of different forms of renewable energy), there will be flexibilit­y within the overall target,” Singh said. Singh was speaking after a meeting with energy ministers from renewable energy-rich States. Singh, however, did not elaborate on the reason for this revision. The Centre had initially set a goal of having 100 GW of solar power generation and 60 GW of wind power generation capacity in the overall 175 GW renewable energy generation capacity target to be achieved by 2022. Singh added that the Centre is confident of achieving this target. Commenting on the way ahead for the agricultur­e BusinessLi­ne. BUSINESS OFFER BUSINESS 4'276'& %1/2#0+'5 /0% NQQMKPI HQT % ( RN HQT 5QWVJ +PFKC RN\ EQPVCEV MKTCP"VOEVGEJ QTI BUSINESS FOR SALE SPA & Saloon Business for Sale Mylapore 7358637278 SHARES / INVESTMENT­S EARN 30%.UR acct. Safe. See Proof. www.financeexp­ 9940531222 PERSONAL LOST & FOUND MY MS Degree awarded by IIIT Allahabad in 2006 was lost still not found. FIR No. 110 of 2013. If found cont AGupta 9716572635 WX

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