Piyush Goyal is attracting a lot of attention for his knowledge of the power sector and rightly so. Power deficit has all but disappeared and coal shortage is a thing of the past. Debt-laden power distribution companies are finally turning around, thanks to the UDAY.
E-office is a digital workplace to ensure accountability and transparency. The e-office involves creation of an online version of files, which are signed with digital signature and moved to next officer online itself.
In line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of a ‘digital India’, the Ministry of Coal under Cabinet Minister Piyush Goyal will completely shift over to e-office from November 1, a move that will speed up decision making and ensure transparency. Another ministry under Goyal–the Ministry of Power is also in the process to become a digital workplace.
Under UJALA, over 15 crore LED bulbs have already been distributed across India, leading to annual energy savings of 1948 crore kWh and resulting in avoidance of 3,900 MW of peak demand. Through the UJALA programme the estimated cumulative cost reduction of bills of consumers annually is Rs 7990 crores
The distribution of 2 crore LED bulbs has led to an annual energy savings of 259 crore kWh which is equivalent to lighting up 5 lakh Indian homes for an entire year. Alongside the savings in units, the state has also benefitted from daily CO2 emission reduction of 5,000 tonnes.The programme has also helped the state to avoid 520MW of peak demand.
Sitting on the Satluj river in Bilaspur is state-owned NTPC Ltd’s hydro power project---the 800 mw Koldam power project in Himachal Pradesh. Koldam is NTPC’s first mega hydel power project that began its commercial operation in July 2015 and generated 1794.71 Million units of electricity in FY 2015-16, which is more than 105 % of Design Energy.
Koldam hydel power project has created a record of sorts by achieving the highest plant load factor (PLF) of 107.27% in the country amongst all Central and state sector power stations in July 2016, NTPC said on Tuesday.
First Audit Field report out; No connections given by UP power Discom in 20 out of 25 electrified villages in Hathras district
उत्तर प्रदेश के हाथरस जिले में 25 विद्युतीकृत गांवों में से 20 गांव अभी भी बिजली से वंचित हैं। केन्द्र सरकार द्वारा क्षेत्र सर्वेक्षण से यह पता चला है कि उत्तर प्रदेश बिजली विभाग ने इन गांवों में परिवारों को अभी भी कनेक्शन जारी नही किये हैं।
Sharing the experience and journey of Piyush Goyal, a senior minister in the Narendra Modi Cabinet in India's first ever Tiranga Yatra, a non-party initiative
A country as diverse as ours and a country, which is constantly fighting divisive forces, the tiranga or our tri color is what unites us all. In this non-party initiative, Prime Minister Narendra Modi sent 75 ministers to 150 places across the country (i.e. 2 places per minister) and with none of them traveling on four wheelers. This weeklong yatra was done on bikes and anyone and everyone who wanted to join in, was free to do so. The BJP leaders might have spearheaded this initiative but the motive of this yatra was to unite people from all different backgrounds- social, political, geographical, economical, ideological- as Indians celebrating 70 years of their azadi.
Latest official data reveals that during April-November 2015, the import of coal was 127.52 Mte as compared to 137.61 Mte in the corresponding period of 2014-15 showing a fall of 7.3%.