The delays faced by most States in achieving financial and operational goals under the much-touted Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY), launched in 2015, are raising niggling questions on the efficacy of the scheme.
Assets worth over Rs 36 crore of a Madhya Pradesh-based company have been attached by the ED in connection with a coal blocks allocation scam case, the agency said on Tuesday.
State-run electricity distribution companies (discoms) reported financial losses of over Rs 15,000 crore in the first half of this fiscal — as much as the losses incurred by them during the whole of last year (see chart
Only 1.46 lakh or barely 2.3% of the 62 lakh ‘poor’ power consumers ‘consume’ about 30% of the subsidy of Rs 150 crore given by government under flat power bill scheme every month.
Discom is planning to install additional transformers and 2500 distribution boxes in industrial belts housing small scale units.
Distribution companies continued to miss targets on power supply losses under the Ujjwal Discom Assurance Yojna (UDAY), with states like Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh lagging far behind the actual targets.
Madhya Pradesh is all set to establish India’s biggest floating solar power plant of 100 megawatt (MW) at Indira Sagar Reservoir in Khandwa, reports The Hitavada.
A PIL has been filed before Indore bench of high court challenging advertisement by various petroleum companies for opening new retail outlets across Madhya Pradesh.
Madhya Pradesh Paschim Kshetra Vidyut Vitaran Company Ltd has identified over 600 people with minimum dues of Rs1 lakh and more each pending in their names. A total due of Rs13.60 crore
With change in governments in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh, power transmission and distribution (T&D) companies are hoping to see more opportunities in these states.