Plastic ban: AMC nets Rs 81 lakh in one month
Wednesday, July 11, 2018, 7:14 AM
The civic body has collected Rs 81.35 lakh in fine from manufacturers for not following Plastic Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 2016. The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation has also passed a resolution to take action in this regard in its health and solid waste committee and standing committee. On World Environment Day, the AMC joined United Nation's 'Beat the Plastic' programme.
Global, local solar manufacturers spar over safeguard duty
Tuesday, June 26, 2018, 10:50 PM
The first public hearing on a proposal to introduce 70% safeguard duty on imported solar panels on Tuesday saw heated arguments between global manufacturers of the panels and modules and their local rivals, with Indian solar project developers siding with the foreign players. Around 90% of solar equipment used in Indian solar projects is imported, 80-85% of it from China.