Supplying 24×7 power to all, poor financial health of state electricity distribution companies (discoms), late payments and a less carbon-intensive economy are some of the issues that are likely to come up at the state power ministers conference today, according to government officials.
The meeting of power and renewable energy ministers of states and union territories (UTs) comes in the backdrop of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government’s focus on ensuring “24×7 clean and affordable power for all” by March 2019, in the backdrop of the upcoming assembly elections.
Power minister Raj Kumar Singh has said consumers will receive round-the-clock power supply by 1 April. Read More
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