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Fuelling India growth story

DNDEL10296 | 10/9/2017 | Author : Iftikhar Gilani | WC :1924 | Business & Economy

MINISTRY-MAPPING

Prime Minister Modi’s stiff target of slashing India’s gas and oil imports by 2022 has had the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas working overtime. From promoting bio-diesel to extending gas grid, the Dharmendra Pradhan-led ministry is doing all it can to ensure energy is ‘Made in India’
As the country’s economy has metamorphosised from agriculture to manufacturing -- adequate, efficient, reliable and affordable energy has become essential for sustainable development and inclusive growth of the country. A year ago, India had surpassed Russia to become the third largest energy consumer in the world after China and the US. Oil and gas accounted for around 35 per cent share in India’s energy consumption.
Cutting down on
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