Update on India’s States: August 15, 2018

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar inaugurates power projects worth over $1 billion; Karnataka approves a $1.37 billion waiver for existing farm loans; Tata Trusts signed an MOU with the Nagaland government to roll out a cancer care program in collaboration…

Update on India’s States: August 9, 2018

Solar Energy Corporation of India cancels a 2,000-megawatt (MW) wind power tender due to under subscription; Karnataka makes progress on its state education policy; Jammu and Kashmir approves its first-ever trade and export policy; Rajasthan objects to key amendments by…

Update on India’s States: August 1, 2018

Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, and Maharashtra will conduct a survey on water sanitation in all districts to rank water sanitation levels; the West Bengal assembly passes a resolution to rename the state as ‘Bangla;’ the Government of Goa announces an employment…

Update on India’s States: July 26, 2018

Five state-owned oil companies sign a joint venture agreement to develop, build, operate, and maintain the North-East Natural Gas Pipeline Grid; Andhra Pradesh approves India’s largest Integrated Renewable Energy Project; the Chhattisgarh government launches ‘SKYHack 2018,’ a portal to connect…

Update on India’s States: July 18, 2018

Niti Aayog proposes 15-point action plan called “Breathe India” to combat air pollution in the 10 most polluted cities in India; Andhra Pradesh passes an amendment to the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement…

Update on India’s States: July 11, 2018

NASSCOM launches the Centre of Excellence for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence in Bengaluru; West Bengal plans to provide free LPG connections to 500,000 families across 7,364 villages by August 15; Andhra Pradesh concludes an auction to build three 250…

Update on India’s States: July 3, 2018

State power ministers meet in Shimla for stocktake of power sector development progress; EDF and General Electric sign agreement to jointly build six reactors for India’s 9,900 MW nuclear power plant in Maharashtra; the center extends the operation of Armed…