K C Venugopal

Govt asks states to slash VAT on jet fuel to 4%

Currently, VAT on jet fuel ranges from 4 to 30 percent.

Sep 10, 2013, 15:24 PM IST

Ticketing lapse: Air India suspends 2 officials

The airline initiated an internal probe after Venugopal, who was on board a Delhi-Kochi-Thiruvananthapuram flight on January 4, saw 23 vacant seats inside while a Kerala minister was denied a seat on grounds of "non-availability".

Jan 14, 2013, 18:09 PM IST

'Timeline should be prepared for shifting Air India Exp HQs'

Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation K C Venugopal Sunday said a timeline should be prepared for the completion of the shifting of the Air India Express (AIE) headquarters from Mumbai to Kochi.

Jan 06, 2013, 18:58 PM IST

Power sector needs Rs 13.72 lakh cr for 12th Plan period

The country's power sector requires Rs 13.72 lakh crore in funding for the 12th Five-Year Plan (2012-17), the government said Monday.

Apr 30, 2012, 21:15 PM IST

Steps to ensure timely completion of power projects: Govt

To ensure completion of power projects within the stipulated time, government has taken several "corrective measures" including periodic reviews and web-based monitoring system, the Lok Sabha was informed on Friday.

Mar 30, 2012, 13:44 PM IST

Power cos lost 8.7 bn units due to coal shortages: Govt

Power companies in India have reported generation loss of 8.7 billion units from April- February this fiscal due to coal shortages, Parliament was informed Monday.

Mar 26, 2012, 16:35 PM IST

Per capita power consumption lowest in India: Venugopal

Union Minister of State for Power K C Venugopal on Saturday said that the per capita consumption of power in the country was the lowest when compared to other countries.

Nov 05, 2011, 17:11 PM IST

Venugopal, the brand new Minister and another young face

K C Venugopal, a first time Lok
Sabha MP from Kerala, is the only brand new minister to join
the Manmohan ministry and another young face in the Union

Jan 19, 2011, 18:18 PM IST