Ultra Mega Solar Parks

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on February 23 approved enhancement of capacity from 20,000 MW to 40,000 MW of the Scheme for Development of Solar Parks and Ultra Mega Solar Power Projects.

24 Feb 2017, 05:38 AM IST
La Nina and El Nino
23 Feb 2017, 05:39 AM IST
Commodities contract
22 Feb 2017, 04:36 AM IST
Buyback of shares
21 Feb 2017, 04:49 AM IST

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