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Discoms' aggregate technical, commercial losses down to 17 per cent in FY22

The ministry had revised the prudential norms of PFC (Power Finance Corporation) and REC Ltd, to provide that loss-making discoms will not be able to avail financing from the two companies.

published on : 5th December 2022
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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
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Dinakar demands CBI probe into rice exports

The Civil Supplies Corporation has already borrowed Rs 31,000 crore for the purpose, he explained.

published on : 29th November 2022
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City gas distribution firms exhort govt to bring CNG, PNG under GST

They also have to pay an extra 14% excise duty, so the customers are heavily taxed here,” a source in the know told TNIE.

published on : 11th November 2022
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Chennai City gas distribution network in Karaikal, Nagai gets CRZ go-ahead

The Union environment ministry has granted Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) clearance for the proposed city gas distribution network in Karaikal and Nagapattinam.

published on : 31st October 2022
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Puducherry: L-G, CM meet Central Advisor on power privatisation 

The Puducherry government assured employees that it would seek clarification from the Advisory Officer appointed by the Centre for the privatisation framework.

published on : 13th October 2022
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PDS rice smugglers now use 2-wheelers to give cops a slip in Telangana

With police cracking down on smugglers transporting rice meant for Public Distribution System (PDS), the racketeers are coming up with different methods to keep the operations going.

published on : 4th October 2022
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Puducherry: Power staff call off 6-day old strike following talks with Chief Minister

Power staff went on the strike against the plan to open up power distribution. The whole Puducherry region was plunged into darkness. 

published on : 3rd October 2022
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Puducherry government floats tenders for privatisation of power distribution

This comes after months of the regime attempting to convince employees to accept the privatisation move.

published on : 28th September 2022
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BJP slams Odisha govt over flood handling

The charge sheet was prepared basing on ground zero report collected by three teams of the the party which visited different flood affected areas in the State.

published on : 2nd September 2022
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Sri Lanka must adopt public distribution

Opening of ration shops, distribution of essentials and recruitment for public distribution should come under Sri Lanka’s provincial governments, just as it is in India.

published on : 25th August 2022
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Fearing loss of benefits, farmers of Andhra oppose move to fix power meters to pump sets

The farmers suspect that the move to fix meters is part of a government ploy to deny them free power and other benefits.

published on : 6th August 2022
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Got a home without kitchen? Get ready to pay for power at commercial rates

A revised clarification on the definition of ‘dwelling unit’ may push scores of electricity consumers in Tamil Nadu to pay electricity bills at an astronomically- high commercial rate.

published on : 27th July 2022
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India to raise natural gas share in energy mix

It is also planning to allocate domestic gas to compressed natural gas (transport) /piped natural gas (domestic) in no cut category and allow  marketing and pricing freedom to gas produced.

published on : 26th July 2022
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Tangedco’s burdens to grow despite rate hike

High transmission, generation costs set to grow revenue deficit.

published on : 26th July 2022
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Missing Sri Lankan President Rajapaksa back in action; orders distribution of cooking gas

President Rajapaksa was not present in the presidential House when a mob stormed the building on Saturday. Sri Lanka's total foreign debt stands at USD 51 billion.

published on : 10th July 2022
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City Union Bank partners with Shriram General Insurance for distribution of insurance products

N Kamakodi, MD and CEO of CUB said the bank proposes to help the customers tide over all ups and downs.

published on : 9th July 2022
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Pass on edible oil price cut benefit to users: Government

It also asked the companies that have not cut their prices to reduce their prices. Meanwhile, Mother Dairy has reportedly cut prices of soyabean oil and rice bran oil by up to Rs 14.

published on : 9th July 2022
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Andhra Pradesh: 12 government departments yet to clear power dues worth Rs 300 crore

After the intervention of the district collector, the discom later restored the power supply to all mandal level offices after securing undertakings from the concerned officers.

published on : 18th June 2022
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Human fatalities due to electrocution rose to 33 from 9 in Odisha within two years

As per the overall standard of performance report submitted to OERC, there is a sharp increase in human fatality due to electrocution in the area of distribution by TPCODL.

published on : 17th June 2022
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