India’s Energy Deficit Down To 1% In Four Years: NITI Aayog


India’s Energy Deficit Down To 1% In Four Years: NITI Aayog

The installed power generation capacity in India has risen to 344 GigaWatts (GW) and its energy deficit, which stood at over 4 per cent in 2014, has shrunk to less than one per cent in 2018, an official release said on Wednesday.

NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant made a presentation at a review meeting held by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday that looked at the progress of key infrastructure sectors — power, renewable energy, petroleum and natural gas, coal, and mining, the release said.

“In course of the presentation made by CEO NITI Aayog, it was noted that the installed power generation capacity in India has risen to 344 GW. India’s energy deficit, which stood at over four per cent in 2014, has shrunk to less than one per cent in 2018. Read More

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