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About MNRE

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is a ministry of the Government of India responsible for the development and deployment of new and renewable energy technologies in the country. The ministry was established in 2006 and is headquartered in New Delhi, India. The main objectives of the ministry include the development and promotion of solar, wind, bioenergy, small hydro, and other renewable energy technologies.

MNRE also provides policy support, financial assistance, and other incentives to promote the adoption of renewable energy technologies in India. The ministry works closely with other government agencies, research organizations, and industry stakeholders to create a favorable ecosystem for renewable energy development in the country.

Some of the major initiatives of MNRE include the National Solar Mission, the National Bioenergy Mission, the Wind Energy Development Programme, and the Small Hydro Power Programme. These initiatives aim to achieve a sustainable and equitable energy mix for India, reduce dependence on fossil fuels, and mitigate the adverse impacts of climate change.