Shri Piyush Goyal Launches Updated Websites of Ministries of Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy

Inspired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi ji’s vision of “Digital India”, Ministries of Power, Coal & New & Renewable Energy have re-designed their websites to make them user-friendly, mobile/tablet responsiveand engaging. These websites will continue to be further improved in the days to come to make them even more communicative and easy to navigate.The URLs are as follows:

In addition, Minister Piyush Goyal’s own website http://www.piyushgoyal.inhas been updated with latest videos, talks (including Parliamentary speeches) and achievements/initiatives undertaken by the government.

Speaking to the media persons after launching websites, Shri Goyal said that “Digital India” is a mission for this government. In the words of Hon’ble Prime Minister himself, “E-governance is easy, economical and effective governance”, and departments are taking great strides towards this endeavour. The Minister further stated that the new websites launched on the eve of the World Economic Forum at Davos will also help showcase India’s energy sector to the international business community in a professional manner, which will attract investments and aid in fulfilling our targets particularly in developing renewable energy.

Giving details of features of new websites, Shri Goyal said that the websites have been designed with user requirements in mind with categorizations by industry type (e.g. power generation, transmission, distribution, coal mining, coal linkages, coal auction etc.). In this way a specific user interested in coal auction can directly see all information related to the initiative with one click. Additionally, the initiatives and achievements of the first 200 days have been compiled into e-books in Hindi and English, which are featured prominently on the sites.The websites have been updated with all the recent schemes and latest news. Moreover, with the proliferation of mobile devices, the critical sites / sections have also been designed to provide a seamless experience on mobile devices, Shri Goyal added.