From electrification of villages to making India a power surplus country, the power ministry has been unwavering in its endeavour to light up the nation. As Modi government completes its four years, it would not be wrong to say that power ministry, which was under Piyush Goyal till recently, has been one of the top performing ministries.
Not only did Goyal manage to create a synergy between the different power related ministries- Power, Coal and New Renewables – and make them work in tandem with each other, under his leadership India, for the first time in the history, became a power surplus country.
This is no mean achievement as there were several issues with power generation when the current government took over. Today India’s coal-based power capacity has increased drastically. Read More