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.
Electricity supply in the state by private power producers fell sharply in the last year to multi-year lows, even as that by state government owned units rose to all-time high, information provided by the state government shows.
The Centre is considering a Rs 37,000-crore scheme to fund new overhead electricity distribution cabling infrastructure in states for prevention of rampant power theft.
Power minister R K Singh has asked states to supply 24×7 power to all households barring agricultural consumers starting April this year. The minister said that distribution companies will be exempt from supplying 24×7 electricity
To meet the demand in peak summers, the UT electricity department is in talks with different power exchanges and states to purchase additional power.
A mega push for education and healthcare are among dozens of development projects that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate to the residents of Jammu and Kashmir today.