INDIA’S INDC
Nov08

INDIA’S INDC

‘India’s place in the Sun: With the launch of the International Solar Alliance at COP21, India sets out to make solar technology affordable, accessible’ As negotiations are set to begin here at the Climate Summit in Paris, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reaffirmed India’s commitment to address climate change, at the launch of the International Solar Alliance (ISA), with the French President Francois Hollande. 121 solar resource rich...

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PM Speech
Nov08

PM Speech

Mahatma Gandhi had once said, “One must care about the world one will not see”. Indeed, humanity has progressed when it has collectively risen to its obligation to the world and responsibility to the future. Seventy years after the end of a tragic war and birth of a new hope for our age, we are meeting to chart a course for our humanity and our planet. I consider this a very important summit and thank UN Secretary General for...

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Kochi Airport: World’s First Airport to Completely Operate on Solar Power
Nov08

Kochi Airport: World’s First Airport to Completely Operate on Solar Power

Scripting a new chapter, the Cochin International Airport on Tuesday became the first in the world to operate completely on solar power. Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy inaugurated the 12 MWp solar power plant, comprising 46,150 solar panels laid across 45 acres near the cargo complex, at a function at the airport this morning. With this, the airport will have 50000 to 60000 units of electricity per day to be consumed for all its...

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Science Express Climate Action Special Flags Off from Delhi
Nov08

Science Express Climate Action Special Flags Off from Delhi

Science Express-Climate Action Special (SECAS), 16-coach AC train, was flagged off lagged off jointly by the Union environment minister Prakash Javadekar, railway minister Suresh Prabhu and science and technology minister Harsh Vardhan here at Safdarjung railway station from Safdurjung Station in Delhi on October 16. SECAS, during its seven-month journey will cover 18,000 km and halt at 64 locations, spread over 20 states. “The...

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