Coal is no more a crisis, sunshine is being tapped energetically, gas has been addressed partly. A significant amount of resetting has been done to the fuel side. On generation we are taking of surplus capacity being available. On discoms no better label than the UDAY scheme which tends to do two things simultaneously – it tends to alter the balance sheet of the discoms and gives them operational stress to bring down AT&C (aggregate technical and commercial) losses and finally the last mile connectivity mainly with the aim of connecting rural India is seeing positive upsurge from the village folk.
“The power sector has transformed in the last 2 years, after the new government came in. Coal production has gone up, supply has improved, and attempts are being made to improve transmission lines. That’s laudable”, Kumar said.
The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power, Coal and New and Renewable Energy, Piyush Goyal meeting the Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies, Singapore, Tharman Shanmugaratnam, in Singapore on May 23, 2016.
A record number of 72 new CNG filling facilities have been set up by Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL) at the retail outlets of Oil Marketing Companies (OMC) like Indian Oil, BPCL and HPCL since January 2016. While 51 out of these 72 CNG fuelling facilities are located in NCT of Delhi, 21 are located in […]