Newly elected Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath is working on a war footing to get every household electrified in the country’s most populous state, union minister for power Piyush Goyal said on Wednesday.
Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal yesterday (11 April) said he felt the need for a White Paper that exposed the “deep rot” that has “set into the system” in Uttar Pradesh during the last 15 years, reported the Times of India.
Taking its second biggest decision since coming to power, the Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday decided to waive surcharge on electricity dues and gave nod to an agreement with the Centre to ensure 24X7 power supply by October 2018
The post-poll era of Uttar Pradesh is populated with news on cow politics and Romeo squads, but India Inc., is making a beeline in the State as the new government is all set to revamp the infrastructure of the State by investing heavily in roads and power sector
Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal has issued a stern warning to officials in Uttar Pradesh and asked them to either ensure zero corruption or resign immediately.
The summer of 2017 may not prove as uncomfortable for electricity consumers across India as the season in previous years, thanks to surplus power generation capacity, adequate coal stocks and improved purchasing ability of distribution companies.
Private equity firm Warburg Pincus has invested an additional Rs 500 crore in Kerala-based Kalyan Jewellers, taking the total investment in the jewellery chain to Rs 1,700 crore in the past three years.
State-run Bharat Heavy Electricals (Bhel) on Monday said it has commissioned NTPC’s new 500 MW unit in Uttar Pradesh
Benefits Of UDAY Scheme Have Started Showing With Steep Fall in Financial Losses of States, Piyush Goyal
More than the menace of T&D losses is the problem of unaccounted or unmetered connections that have not been shared by certain states. There were 63 lakhs unmetered connections in Uttar Pradesh, a trend that was so far kept under wraps by the previous state government.
Impressive reduction in financial losses of states who have joined the UDAY (or Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana) scheme have come to fore. Union minister of power, coal, RE and mines Piyush Goyal shared on Monday how the financial losses of Tamil Nadu are expected to come down by one-third this year while that of Rajasthan (that stood at Rs 15000 crore) will come down to about Rs 5500 crore.
This 50,000 MW milestone was achieved after the 500 MW capacity at NTPC’s Unchahar power plant at Rae Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh, was added to the grid.
India has yet another reason to rejoice as its largest public sector power producing company NTPC Ltd achieved a major milestone of becoming a 50,000 Mega Watt (MW) plus company.