Rs 12 lakh telecom towers need to be deployed by FY24’

The association is of the view that the Indian Telegraph Rules, 2016, were released more than 6 years ago and needed major changes to cope with the demand of the 5G rollout.

published on : 14th March 2023

Delhi LG removes AAP govt nominees from discom boards

The ruling Aam Aadmi Party termed the LG's orders removing Shah and Gupta from the boards of discoms "illegal and unconstitutional".

published on : 11th February 2023

Jasmine Shah, AAP MP’s son among four sacked from board of Anil Ambani’s DISCOMS

The four individuals have been accused of providing undue financial benefits to the DISCOMS which has led the Delhi government to a revenue loss to the tune of Rs 8,683 crore.

published on : 14th January 2023

Discoms’ dues fall to Rs 1,08,092 crore: R K Singh

Singh, in a written reply to parliament, said the strict implementation of the LPS Rules will bring back financial viability of the power sector in the country.

published on : 21st December 2022

Centre, states working on property, discoms data sharing to widen GST payer base

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs chief Vivek Johri said a pilot project on data sharing with discoms is ongoing in Madhya Pradesh.

published on : 17th December 2022

Privatisation isn't only solution to power distribution woes: NTPC chief

The union government has been taking initiatives to privatise the discoms. Some states including Gujarat, Odisha, and West Bengal have privatised the power distribution.

published on : 29th November 2022

Discoms losses jumped 66 per cent to Rs 50,281 crore in FY21

Discoms in India reported a loss of Rs 50,281 crore in 2020-21, according to a report by state-run Power Finance Corporation (PFC).

published on : 15th October 2022

Centre directs Telangana Discoms to clear Rs 6.7K crore dues to AP Genco

However, Telangana claimed that it is AP power utilities which have to pay Rs 12,941 crore to the State.  The Ministry of Power directed the CMD of Telangana Genco to clear the dues within 30 days.

published on : 30th August 2022

Power subsidy in Delhi likely be just a missed call away

All consumers will be given a choice to opt out from the subsidy or continue getting free electricity from October 1 onwards.

published on : 21st August 2022

Andhra Pradesh Discoms restart trading after curbs lifted

Special Chief Secretary (Energy) says no pending dues to generators; PRAAPTI informed of payment made on Aug 5

published on : 20th August 2022

APGENCO drops petition with Telangana Discoms at High Court

The SPDCL and NPDCL combinedly owed `3,441.78 crore on August 31, 2021, which when compounded with interest, comes to `6,283.68 crore, the APGENCO said. 

published on : 10th June 2022

Pilot plan to promote energy-efficient appliances: APERC

The APERC Chairman said enhancing energy-efficiency in the State will benefit consumers as well as Discoms.

published on : 30th May 2022

Power engineers' body seeks withdrawal of Centre's directive to gencos for coal imports

AIPEF letter said that the present crisis is the result of the policy failure of the Centre and lack of coordination between different ministries.

published on : 12th May 2022

Consumers reel under high power bills

It may be mentioned here that in March, the TSERC approved the Discoms  proposal to increase 50 paise per unit for domestic consumers and Rs 1 per unit for High Tension consumers.

published on : 9th May 2022

Single-day peak power demand rises by 13 per cent YoY

Minister for Energy Peddireddy Ramachandra Reddy took stock of the situation with senior officials via teleconference and maintained that the crisis is temporary.

published on : 2nd May 2022

Andhra Pradesh discoms told to step up power infra 

This move is expected to help increase the overall power supply reliability and quality and provide benefits to electricity consumers and the State as well. 

published on : 4th April 2022

Domestic power rate hiked, consumers  to pay more from Apr 1

As the proposal simplifies the tariff structure, the Commission accepted the same.

published on : 31st March 2022

Roll back power tariff hike, Congress urges TSERC

The grand old party leaders also asked the chairman as to why TSERC had failed to question the government on non-clearance of its dues to the tune of Rs 13,600 crore.

published on : 29th March 2022

REC partners EPIC India to improve performance of discoms 

State-owned non-banking finance firm REC has partnered with Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (India) to improve the performance of power distribution utilities.

published on : 16th March 2022

All Jagananna colonies to get power connection in a few days

Layouts with less than 550 plots are considered for overhead electrification and layouts with plots more than 550 plots are considered for underground electrification.

published on : 2nd March 2022
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