India unveils plan to install Renewable Energy

India unveils plan to install Renewable Energy

  • The committee constituted by the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) prepares a detailed Transmission Plan titled “Transmission System for Integration of over 500 GW RE Capacity by 2030″
  • According to the plan, the installation of 500 GW (gigawatt) of renewable energy capacity by 2030 will involve an investment of at least 2.44 lakh crore or 2.44 trillion.
  • The committee was headed by the Chairman of the Central Electricity Authority.
  • The committee was tasked with setting out a plan for the transmission system required for having 500 GW of non-fossil fuel based installed capacity by 2030.
  • The transmission plan also includes systems required for transporting 10 GW of oshore wind based energy located in Gujarat and Tamil Nadu at an estimated cost of 28,000 crore.
  • The plan has identied upcoming non fossil fuel generation centers in the country, including at Fatehgarh, Bhadla and Bikaner in Rajasthan, Khavda in Gujarat, and Anantapur and Kurnool in Andhra Pradesh.

Agriculture Investment Portal

  • The Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare inaugurated the integrated Agriculture Investment Portal.
  • It will be a centralized one stop portal for agri-investors to avail benefits of various government schemes implemented by various departments related to agriculture and allied sectors.
  • Aim is to boost investments, ease the handholding process for investors, tap potential of all sub-sectors in Agriculture etc.
  • Focus sectors for investment promotion include Agriculture machinery, Seeds, Fertilisers, agrochemicals, Precision agriculture, Logistics, warehousing and cold chain etc.

Supreme Court mobile app 2.0 launched

  • The Supreme Court launched android version 2.0 of its mobile application.
  • Android version 2.0 is available while iOS will be available in a week’s time. Besides lawyers and advocates on-record, the application will give exclusive real-time access to all law officers and nodal officers of various Ministries of the Central Government. They can watch the court proceedings by logging in through this application

About Supreme Court 

  • Established – 28 January 1950 
  • Authorized by Article 124 of the Constitution of India 
  • Number of Judges – 34 (33+1)
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