The Ministry of latest and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is that the nodal Ministry of the govt of India for all matters concerning new and renewable energy. The broad aim of the Ministry is to develop and deploy new and renewable energy to supplement the energy requirements of the country.
Commission for extra Sources of Energy (CASE) in 1981.
Department of Non-Conventional Energy Sources (DNES) in 1982.
Ministry of Non-Conventional Energy Sources (MNES) in 1992.
Ministry of Non-Conventional Energy Sources (MNES) renamed as Ministry of latest and Renewable Energy (MNRE) in 2006.
The Ministry of latest and Renewable Energy (MNRE) may be a Scientific Ministry which has been assigned the subsequent subjects/business under the Allocation of Business Rules:
Research and development of Biogas and programmes concerning Biogas units
Commission for extra Sources of Energy (CASE)
Solar Energy including Solar Photovoltaic devices and their development, production and applications
Programme concerning improved chulhas and research and development thereof
Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA)
All matters concerning small/mini/micro hydel projects of and below 25 MW capacity
Research and development of other non-conventional/renewable sources of energy and programmer relating thereto
Integrated Rural Energy Program (IREP)
Facilitate research, design, development, manufacture, and deployment of latest and renewable energy systems/devices for transportation, portable and stationary applications in rural, urban, industrial and commercial sectors through:
Technology Mapping and Benchmarking
Identify Research, Design, Development and Manufacture thrust areas and facilitate an equivalent
Lay down standards, specifications and performance parameters at par with international levels and facilitate industry in achieving an equivalent
Align costs of latest and renewable energy products and services with international levels and facilitate industry in achieving an equivalent
Appropriate international level quality assurance accreditation and facilitate industry in obtaining an equivalent
Provide sustained feedback to manufacturers on performance parameters of latest and renewable energy products and services with the aim of effecting continuous upgrade so on attain international levels within the shortest possible time span
Facilitate industry in becoming internationally competitive and a net exchange earner Resource Survey, Assessment, Mapping and Dissemination
Identify areas during which new and renewable energy products and services got to be deployed keep with the goal of national energy security and energy independence
Resource Survey, Assessment, Mapping and Dissemination.
Deployment strategy for various indigenously developed and made new and renewable energy products and services
Provision of cost-competitive new and renewable energy supply options
Commission for extra Sources Of Energy (CASE) In 1981
Department Of Non-Conventional Energy Sources (DNES) In 1982
Ministry Of Non-Conventional Energy Sources (MNES) In 1992
Ministry of latest And Renewable Energy (MNRE) In 2006