Cabinet decisions: Second phase of Green Energy Corridor approved, 12 thousand crore rupees will be spent

The purpose of the corridor is to bring electricity from eco-friendly sources like solar and wind energy to the consumers through the grid with the help of conventional power stations.

cabinet meeting decisions

Cabinet Meeting- In the cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, many important decisions were approved today. This includes approval for the second phase of the Green Energy Corridor. The CCEA (Cabinet Committee of Economic Affairs) took a decision in this regard today. Giving information about the decisions of the cabinet, Union Minister Anurag Thakur gave information about this. Along with this, many other important decisions have also been taken.

What is the decision of the cabinet

The cabinet has taken two decisions today, out of which the first is related to Intra State Transmission System Green Energy Corridor. The cabinet has approved its second phase today. About 12 thousand crore rupees will be spent on the scheme.

What is Green Energy Corridor

According to the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, the objective of the green energy project is to transfer electricity from eco-friendly sources like solar and wind energy to consumers through the grid with the help of conventional power stations. In 2015-16, the Ministry had approved the Intra State Transmission System Project to utilize the power generated from Green Energy. It includes 8 states Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. The government now wants to reduce the share of electricity produced from coal by increasing its scope, so that the environment gets maximum benefit.

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