Coal-fired power plants are the single biggest global source of greenhouse gas emissions. Coal is the dirtiest fuel and global coal reserves represent a greater source of potential CO2 than any other fossil fuel.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on solar power generation in major cities, 21/07/2014.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on impact of construction of hydro electric projects on Assam, 21/07/2014.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on irregularities in expenditure on cleaning of Ganga, 21/07/2014.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on development of rivers, 21/07/2014.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on pollution in Yamuna, 21/07/2014.

India's key energy challenges include but not limited to: (1) increasing domestic production of primary fuels; (2) securing necessary imports of primary fuels at relatively stable prices; (3) attracting investment across all segments of the energy sector; (4) investing in new energy technologies; (5) reducing the carbon intensity of energy use a

The National Solar Mission (NSM) launched in January 2010 is a major initiative of the GoI with active participation from States to promote utilization of solar energy to supplement the country’s energy needs.

The Green Revolution bypassed Bihar in its first wave in the 1960s and 1970s. Subsequently, during a short interval in the late 1980s and early 1990s, the agricultural growth rate reached almost 3 percent per year, one of the highest in the country, though over a smaller base.

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