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Sep 26, 2017
Narendra Modi’s Rs 16,000 cr power play: A win-win for BJP and the poor but in the hurry, do not create Nagla FatelasA significant number of villages such as Nagla Fatela have been classified as electrified but power remains a distant dream for majority of the households in those villages
Jun 12, 2017
Some power projects facing NPA issues close to getting resolved, says Piyush GoyalThe power sector accounts for part of the overall problem of NPAs, or bad loans, affecting the Indian banking sector
Jan 30, 2017
Financial woes of power distribution cos run deep; it's too early to evaluate UdayUDAY does not promise any grants but voluntarily asks the states to take-over 75 percent of the debt of the respective Discoms
Mar 05, 2016
More power to you: Electricity reaches 6,000 villages, PMO claims 'rapid progress'Electrification has been done in 6,000 of the 18,500 unelectrified villages and the renewable energy capacity has reached 39.5 Giga Watts, a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi was told.
Feb 23, 2016
Budget 2016: No wish-list, implement existing schemes first, says discoms to govtUnlike having long wish lists for the Budget, the power distribution companies have urged the government to implement existing schemes in letter and spirit to strengthen the electricity sector.
Feb 22, 2016
In battleground Bangladesh, India set to seal $1.6 bn power project deal, beating ChinaArray
Jan 30, 2016
Why UDAY, 7th Pay Commission are ticking time bombs on states' financesWhat will the double whammy of the UDAY (Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana), the central government’s financial turnaround scheme for state power distribution companies, and pay revisions of government employees do to the finances of state governments?
Dec 14, 2015
Vasundhara Raje Scindia: Two years and a lot to cheer aboutWith a score of 61%, Rajasthan is ranked 6th in the list of 32 states
Nov 24, 2015
Bank NPAs a carryover from the past, remain at unacceptable level: JaitleyGross NPAs for banks, including restructured assets, now stand close to 12 percent -- a level seen in 2002-03.
Nov 19, 2015
Decoding Modi's 'power' play: 'Electrification' doesn't necessarily mean electricity in homesThe larger issue is that–in the Indian experience–getting a power line to a village is one thing; ensuring all homes have electricity is quite another.