100% rural electrification is not enough

100% rural electrification is not enough

It is highly likely that the Central government declares that all houses in India have electricity connections. As per the latest reports on the Saubhagya website, only around 20,000 households in Chhattisgarh remain to be connected.

NTPC leads stocks in power sector

NTPC leads stocks in power sector

Amid profit-booking in the broad market, many shares in the power sector rose on Friday. NTPC led the power sector pack with a gain of 3.67 per cent on the BSE. The stock closed at ₹134.05. Coal India, PowerGrid, Kalpataru Power Transmission and Tata Power are some of the stocks that rose in the energy segment during the day.