The Punjab and Haryana high court on Monday questioned the practice of providing free or subsidised electricity to rich farmers in Punjab and Haryana for agricultural pump sets.
The 2019 general election results would be announced on May 23. It’s already being widely discussed what the next government should prioritise over the coming five years. Along the same lines, the latest report by Brookings India discussed how the country may focus on issues of development and governance.
After the great deluge of August 2018, Kerala has learnt better to survive. The state has set up a disaster management crisis team to restore power supply in the state when in distress and also help other states in need.
The rainstorm on Sunday in Nepal’s southern plains brought down the electricity wires and lines resulting disruption in the import of 70 MW electricity from India.
The rise in temperature has pushed up the demand for electricity across Gujarat with an increased number of consumers switching on their air conditioners, fans and coolers to get respite from heat. The state’s power demand during peak hours surged to a month’s high level on Thursday.
In a major relief to Mumbaikars, Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) will inform its consumers in advance when they are going to visit their houses for reading the meter.
As India’s economy surges, access to reliable, affordable, and secure energy sources to fuel growth will be critical. The good news is that the increasingly economic choice is to make this fuel clean and electric.
The Power Department in Nagaland needs to strengthen its electricity billing and collection mechanism to increase revenue collection that would go a long way in improving the state’s economy, Nagaland Commissioner and Secretary for Power Department, K D Vizo said Thursday.
“The pole was damaged in a storm in 2016, and since then nobody has repaired it, and we have had no electricity,” Chandrabahan, a resident of the village of Pachaunda in Mehrauni, Lalitpur said, while summing up the biggest problem in his village that has now lasted almost three years straight.
The UT administration has sought report from the electricity department for arrangements to meet the demand of power supply in the peak summer season.