Another Step Towards Net-Zero Economy

Budget 2024 & Sustainability: A slew of initiatives, kicked off by the interim budget 2023–24, promise to accelerate India's low-emission journey and promote the adoption of solar power

By Outlook Planet Desk 05/02/2024

Finance Minister Propels Agricultural Sector With Comprehensive Budgetary Measures

The Indian Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, has announced a range of measures to support the country's agricultural sector and agritech startups, including a new ₹1 lakh crore corpus for long-term interest-free loans

By Outlook Planet Desk 02/02/2024

India's Budget Boost For Renewable Energy Production

Budget 2024 & Sustainability: The interim budget kicks off a bio-manufacturing and bio-foundry scheme to elevate renewable energy and sustainable products to enhance renewable energy production

By Outlook Planet Desk 02/02/2024

Budget Proposes Comprehensive Plan For Green Growth

Budget 2024 & Sustainability: India's Finance Minister has announced a comprehensive "Green Growth" plan in Budget 2024, focused on achieving the country's Net Zero target by 2070. The plan includes significant resources for offshore wind energy, coal...

By Outlook Planet Desk 02/02/2024

Finance Minister Nurtures Agri-Welfare In Interim Budget

Budget 2024 & Sustainability: The Interim Union Budget provides an impetus to agriculture with a series of new initiatives and stepped-up support to ongoing programmes to boost farmer welfare and sustainable development

By Outlook Planet Desk 02/02/2024

Rooftop Solar Scheme To Help 1 Cr Households Save Up To Rs 18 000 Annually: Sitharaman

The scheme will also aid in the charging of electric vehicles; provide entrepreneurship opportunities for a large number of vendors for supply and installation; and provide employment opportunities for the youth with technical skills in manufacturing,...

By PTI 01/02/2024

Budget 2024 & Sustainability: Indian Inc. Takeaways

Corporate leaders share their views on sustainability-related aspects of the interim budget

By Outlook Planet Desk 01/02/2024

Nirmala Sitharaman Presents Budget 2024: Highlights

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman tables the pre-election Budget for 2024–25 in parliament

By PTI 01/02/2024

Sitharaman Discusses Issues Of Mutual Interest With Brazilian Minister

The two ministers discussed issues of mutual interest, including strengthening MDBs and mobilising finance for climate change

By PTI 13/10/2023

India, World Bank To Create Market Structure From CSR Demand Side To Maximise Social Impact

The World Bank team apprised the ministry of the developments and progress in sectors of municipal financing, logistics, skilling, knowledge partnership, solar energy in the agriculture sector, among others

By PTI 11/09/2023