New govt will come out with a National Energy Policy: Pranab Says govt will also work towards expanding the National Solar Mission


The new government will soon come out with a National Energy Policy that will focus on balancing power generation through conventional and non-conventional sources, President Pranab Mukherjee said today.

Addressing the first Joint Sitting of the Parliament, Mukherjee said: “My government will come out with a comprehensive National Energy Policy and focus on development of energy related infrastructure, human resource and technology.”

The aim of the government will be to “substantially augment”electricity generation capacity through a judicious mix of conventional and non-conventional sources, he added.

The government will also work towards expanding the National Solar Mission.

 

Source : http://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/new-govt-will-come-out-with-a-national-energy-policy-pranab-114060900248_1.html

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