Over 4,000 km of railway tracks were electrified last year, which would increase to 6,000 km.
Category - Environment
The country spends Rs 7 lakh crore on importing crude oil each year.
India has installed only 26 per cent of 100 GW solar installation target set for 2022.
The process to make the bioplastic polymers does not require land or fresh water.
Since 2011, more than 3,500 units have been installed in India and also increasingly abroad.
Cryopreservation that complement conventional seed banking are aiding this endeavour.
In 2017, 18,000 companies for were punished for pollution and fines worth $125 million were levied.
Rice straw is a rice harvesting residue and traditionally burned, contributing to air pollution in...
The annual prize celebrates the success of the recipients in science and research.
The last survey of the dolphins was conducted in a limited stretch in 2012 in Bihar.