Various reasons like availability of fuel for plants and absence of power purchasing agreement have created stress in the power sector, says A K Bhalla, power secretary. In an interview with Swati Khandelwal, Bhalla said a high-level committee was formed to look into the problems of the power sector, mainly related to coal supply.
What are the steps taken by the government to re-energise the power sector and by when it will fructify?
We were developing infrastructure in rural areas as we intend to provide electricity to every village and every home. The most important thing that we are supposed to do now is 24X7 power supply in a very stable manner and in a way that people can afford it. So, we are working on it, intending to further strengthen it. Read More