Governor presents Rashtra Seva Samman’ to art director Jayant Deshmukh, filmmaker Rumi Jaffery

- June 30, 2024

Art education will make learning pleasurable, says Maharashtra Governor   Maharashtra Governor Ramesh Bais inaugurated the ‘Vagdhara Kala Mahotsav’ organized by the ‘Vagdhara’ a cultural organisation working in the fields of literature, education, art, dance and culture at Andheri Mumbai on Sat (29 Jun). The Governor presented the ‘Vagdhara Rashtra Seva Samman’ to renowned art

Maharashtra Governor presides over Europe Day Celebrations

- June 28, 2024

Maharashtra Governor Ramesh Bais presided over the Europe Day celebrations organised by the Council of European Union (EU) Chambers of Commerce in India at Hotel Taj Mahal Palace Mumbai on Tue (25 Jun). The Chamber founded in 1992 promotes trade and economic relations between India and EU countries. Stating that India’s relations with European Union

Governor pays tributes to Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj

- June 28, 2024

Maharashtra Governor Ramesh Bais offered floral tributes to the portrait of  Rajarshi Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj on the occasion of his birth anniversary at Raj Bhavan, Mumbai on Wednesday (26th June). Special Secretary to the Governor  Vipin Kumar Saxena, OSD Mahesh Golani, Comptroller of the Governor’s Households Jitendra Wagh, officers and staff of Raj Bhavan were present.    

Chinese Solar Cell Giant Drinda to Build Massive Factory in Oman

- June 28, 2024

Drinda’s wholly-owned subsidiary, JTPV, a prominent independent cell supplier listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, will spearhead the factory’s construction. Hainan Drinda New Energy Technology (Drinda), a leading Chinese solar cell manufacturer, has signed a deal with the Oman Investment Authority (OIA) to construct a massive 10 gigawatt (GW) cell manufacturing facility in Oman. The

India to Boost Solar Cell Production; to Curb China Import

- June 28, 2024

Cells will likely be the next target for import restrictions, though the government plans a more cautious approach this time. India is poised for a significant increase in domestic solar cell manufacturing, aiming to cut its dependence on Chinese imports, according to the country’s top renewable energy official. Bhupinder Singh Bhalla, Renewable Energy Secretary, expects

Adani Green Pledges S$24.2 Billion by 2030 to Build 40GW Capacity

- June 28, 2024

Adani Green Energy Ltd (AGEL), a subsidiary of the Adani Group with a current renewable energy capacity of over 10 GW, aims to add 6-7 GW annually, reaching 50 GW by 2030. The Adani Group said it would invest ₹ 2 lakh crore (US$24.2 billion) by 2030 to build a 40-gigawatt (GW) renewable energy generation

BIS Ups Safety Standards for Electric Vehicles in India

- June 28, 2024

E-rickshaws and e-karts are gaining traction nationwide, prompting BIS to establish specific safety standards for these popular vehicles as well. The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has upgraded the electric vehicle (EV) safety in India with the introduction of two new standards. These regulations aim to significantly improve the safety and quality of electric two-wheelers

JLR to Develop EV in China: Inks Pact with Chery

- June 28, 2024

JLR will license its Freelander brand, a Land Rover vehicle successfully produced from 1997 to 2015, for use in a new line of mainstream EVs. Tata Motors’ subsidiary Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has signed a pact with China’s Chery Automobile Company to develop electric vehicles (EVs) in China. This collaboration builds upon an existing partnership.