Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India has been conferred the Skoch Award for National Significance at an event held recently in New Delhi. The award was received by Secretary, Ministry of New Renewable Energy Shri Anand Kumar.
The award has been conferred on the Ministry considering its purpose and critical role played in installing about 73 GW renewable energy capacity in the country.
Source: Press Information Bureau
Static/Current Takeaways Important For IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 2018:
- India ranks 4th in the world in wind energy capacity and 5th in solar & total renewable energy capacity installed in the world.