During a debate on the power tariff hike in the state Assembly, which came into effect in the state from February 1, Kalla said it will not affect 57 per cent of the total consumers, including 20 lakh BPL families, 42 lakh small domestic electricity consumers and 14 lakh farmers.
State government departments hold a sizeable chunk of the discoms’ Rs 82,073 crore pending dues; who in turn have yet to repay generation companies (gencos) their share
RK Singh also indicated that unlike earlier practice of having multiple schemes, the Centre would channelise all efforts through one scheme, and states would have to reduce the losses of discoms to get all benefits
"It is surprising to note that CII is proposing to import SMP (skimmed milk powder) at Zero duty and that too huge quantity of 50,000 tonnes," Amul MD R S Sodhi said in a letter to food processing secretary Pusha Subrahmayam.
The minister said in the Lok Sabha that states meet their demand from their own generating sources and share from central generating stations.
According to officials, power tariffs can fall 3 to 5 paisa per unit across the country
"We have decided that by 2022 we will establish 175 GW of renewable energy capacity. We are close to achieving the target," Singh said at BRICS Energy Ministers meet in Brasilia, Brazil on Monday.
A private sector player’s interest in setting up microgrids on such a large scale highlights the problems of the present power sector infrastructure as well as the opportunity in it
Net Sales are expected to increase by 5.8 percent Y-o-Y (up 0.8 percent Q-o-Q) to Rs. 8,759.8 crore, according to Emkay.
Net Sales are expected to decrease by 0.7 percent Y-o-Y (up 2.3 percent Q-o-Q) to Rs. 2,476.8 crore, according to Emkay.
Net Sales are expected to decrease by 8.2 percent Y-o-Y (down 7.5 percent Q-o-Q) to Rs. 2,231.7 crore, according to Emkay.
Net Sales are expected to decrease by 12.1 percent Y-o-Y (down 10.3 percent Q-o-Q) to Rs. 317.4 crore, according to Emkay.
Net Sales are expected to increase by 6.5 percent Y-o-Y (up 0.2 percent Q-o-Q) to Rs. 2,364.7 crore, according to Emkay.
Addressing an event here organised by IEEMA, Garg said the government is working on the revised version of the scheme, where it will also cater to separating carriage and content in the distribution sector.
Nothing will change unless state electricity boards are revamped
The Economic Survey for 2018-19 asserts that India needs to spend 7-8 per cent of its GDP on infrastructure annually, which translates into annual infrastructure investment of US$200 billion currently
Speaking at an election rally in Ganganagar, Singh said the IAF struck terrorist camps in Pakistan after the Feb 14 Pulwama attack but the opposition parties were asking the government for proof on number of terrorists killed in the air strike.
A construction boom will drive the creation of unskilled and low skill jobs.
Overall food inflation rate also edged closer to 5 percent. It was 4.28 in February this year compared to 2.34 percent in the previous month and 0.95 percent in the same of last year.
An arm of Tata Power-backed Resurgent Power Ventures, Renascent Power Ventures -- which has acquired 75.01 per cent stake in the Bara power plant -- will be offering 40 paise per unit cheaper electricity to Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd (UPPCL) under revised terms of power purchase agreement, a source said.
Trump during his annual State of the Union address told Congress that Washington's aggressive trade negotiations with China would mean an end to its alleged "theft" of US jobs and wealth.
"The central government has made tremendous progress in production of energy in the last five years. Presently, extra one lakh MW power is being produced. It is more than our requirement, hence we are also exporting energy to our neighbouring countries," he said.
"Coal India Ltd has supplied 389.63 MT coal to power sector during current year (up to January 22, 2019) registering a growth of eight per cent over the same period of last year," the coal ministry said in a statement.
The Paris-based global agency will look at demand and supply scenario of all fuel sources India relies on
India has made enormous progress in expanding household access to electricity and reducing power shortages over the last few years. In 2018 India achieved 100 per cent village electrification, the World Bank Regional Report -- 'In the Dark: How Much Do Power Sector Distortions Cost South Asia' -- here on Wednesday.