Govt executing waste-to-energy projects: Minister

Views: 1.5K

WTE project

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is implementing programmes on energy from urban, industrial and agricultural wastes/residues including setting up of five pilot projects for power generation from municipal solid waste.

This was stated by Minister of State for Power, Coal & New and Renewable Energy (Independent Charge) Piyush Goyal in parliament recently.

The programme provides Central Financial Assistance of Rs.2.00 crore/MW limited to Rs.10 crore per project. In addition, excise duty exemption and concessional custom duty are also being provided to such projects.

The minister further stated that only one project of 16MW capacity is operational at Okhla, New Delhi and four more projects (Delhi-2, Hyderabad-1, Pune-1) have been commenced. Ty Rattie Authentic Jersey

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Most Popular


About Us

Smart city portal was started with an aim to provide latest news information about the smart city mission of the Government of India. Founded in 2015, the portal enjoys the distinction of being India's first integrated website on smart cities of India. The website features stories on the economic growth of Indian cities where the government is trying to improve the quality of life of people by enabling local development and harnessing technology as a means to create smart outcomes for citizens.

Contact Us

Elets Technomedia Pvt. Ltd. Stellar IT Park, 7A/7B, 5th floor, Annexe Building, C-25, Sector 62 Noida – 201309, Uttar Pradesh, India

To Top