UP to offer subsidised solar pumps to farmers for irrigation

The Uttar Pradesh government will give 10,000 solar pumps for irrigation purpose to farmers at up to 70% subsidy on a first come-first serve basis this fiscal, state agriculture minister Surya Pratap Shahi said on Thursday.

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Solar energy-driven pump set is an emerging alternative of electrical and diesel pump systems in farm irrigation.

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Students launch agricultural drone startup to help reduce farming costs

Students launch agricultural drone startup to help reduce farming costs
Aerial Agriculture LLC, a startup company launched by Purdue University students, aims to revolutionize the agricultural industry by building drones in-house to capture multispectral images of entire crop fields. This technology could allow farmers to reduce excess fertilizer and input costs while simultaneously increasing yields.

Aerial Agriculture uses specialized cameras to convert images into valuable vegetation indices that represent crop health and allow agronomists to determine the amount of nitrogen and fertilizer that needs to be applied in specific locations throughout the field.

“Our technology can…

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Now anybody can make money by charging EVs legally!

The power ministry would soon bring an electric vehicle(EV) charging infrastructure policy, which will also allow individuals to set up charging station for commercial use to boost e-mobility, said Power and New & Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh Sunday.Make It Rain Money GIF

“We have circulated the EV Charging Policy for comments (among other department/ministries). The second line of the policy says that everybody is free to set up EV charging station,” Singh told reporters at International Symposium to Promote Innovation & Research in Energy Efficiency (Inspire).

When asked whether individuals would be able to use the facility on commercial basis, he replied, “Absolutely. You dont need a licence”.

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Maruti Suzuki Alto – Electric by E-Trio

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Electric vehicles (EVs) are inevitable and as India leads up to EVs, Telangana based start-up, E-trio is now ready to launch retrofitted electric in India. E-trio is India first company to have successfully gotten approval from Govt run Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI). E-trio will first launch this on the electric Maruti Suzuki Alto and Wagon R.

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