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Women who got free LPG connections share experience with President

Feb 13 2018

Over 100 poor women from 27 states who received free cooking gas LPG connections, under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, met President Kovind and PM Narendra Modi.

Additional 3 cr free LPG connections to cost Rs 4,800 cr

Feb 08 2018

As many as 3 cr additional free LPG connections will be given to poor households by Mar 2020 at an extra expense of Rs 4,800 cr, Pradhan said.

Prez bids for simultaneous polls for LS, Assemblies

Jan 29 2018

Kovind strongly pitched for simultaneous elections to Parliament and the state assemblies, saying frequent polls posed a "huge burden" on resources.

About 30 lakh LPG connections provided under PMUY in MP so far

Dec 22 2017

Under the scheme, LPG connections will be provided to total 72,38,000 eligible families in the state, Porwal said.

Modi takes jibe at Cong; says his govt gave 3 cr LPG connections

Nov 13 2017

Narendra Modi took potshots at the Cong for making 'gas cylinders' their poll plank during the 2014 polls and said the party's vision was limited to cylinders.

Niti's 3-year agenda suggests key reforms to bolster economy

Apr 25 2017

Niti Aayog in its three-year draft action agenda suggested a host of reforms in taxation, agriculture and energy sectors.

PM Modi to launch Rs 8,000 Cr scheme for free LPG connections to poor

Apr 22 2016

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on May 1 launch an ambitious Rs 8,000 crore scheme to provide 5 crore free LPG connections to BPL families.

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Received a LOI to construct, own, operate and maintain Fatehgarh-Bhadla transmission project in Rajasthan

Received LOI from PFC Consulting Ltd, an arm of Power Finance Corporation

With this project, ATL will strengthen its existing presence in Rajasthan with 2 operational transmission projects and 4 under construction assets

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