31 December, 2019
Syllabus subtopic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation
Prelims and Mains focus: about the significance of the govt.’s move to waive carbon tax on coal
News: Prime Minister’s office (PMO) has proposed waiving a tax on coal to help finance pollutioncurbing equipment, according to documents, but the move would also make coal more competitive in price with solar and wind energy.
Significance of the move
COAL VS RENEWABLES
Source: The Hindu
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