Load-Shedding Will Be A Crime, Discoms Can’t Bill You For Losses From 2019

Load-Shedding Will Be A Crime, Discoms Can’t Bill You For Losses From 2019

In a bid to end the bane of power outages even at a time of surplus production, the government will bring in a law to penalise distribution companies in the event of their indulging in “gratuitous load-shedding”, Power Minister R.K. Singh said on Thursday.

Briefing reporters during a break in the meeting with state Power Ministers here, Singh said such penalties are part of a road map being prepared by the government to fulfil its vision of providing uninterrupted electricity for all.

“In line with the government’s vision of providing 24X7 power for all by March 2019, a road map has been laid out. Read More…

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