Power Shortage

Odisha's Hospitality sector faces trained manpower loss amid tourism boom

Today, the stakeholders are finding it difficult to ready a trained workforce to cater to the tourist footfall once the five-month tourism season begins in October.

published on : 2nd September 2022

‘Have adequate capacity to meet power demand’: RK Singh

Contrary to the ministry’s claim, many states like Telangana, Maharashtra, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh reported long power cuts.

published on : 29th July 2022

Centralised coal import by Ministry will improve efficiency and reduce cost: Sources

Currently, the onus of coal imports lies with individual power-producing companies.

published on : 18th June 2022

Rajasthan government seeks Chhattisgarh support to start coal mining for power projects

A delay in commencement of mining operations shall adversely impact the production of coal, its supply and the power generation in the state.

published on : 20th May 2022

Quick fix required to address power, coal shortage

There is a sudden and acute shortage of power gripping the country this summer.

published on : 4th May 2022

Heatwave sparks blackouts, questions on India’s coal usage

Supplies of coal at many thermal power plants are running perilously low, spawning daily power outages in several states.

published on : 3rd May 2022

Government 'totally unprepared' to tackle coal-rail-power crisis: Chidambaram 

He also said the ministries of coal, railway and power are desperately inventing excuses to hide their "monumental incompetence".

published on : 30th April 2022

Politics over power crisis intensifies as ruling and Opposition leaders exchange barbs 

Govind Singh Dotasra said the BJP only knows how to pitch brother against brother and cause religious polarisation to harvest votes.

published on : 29th April 2022

Special team to manage power shortage in Andhra Pradesh

The Core Management Team will closely monitor coal stocks at thermal power plants and coordinate with the plants and the State government.

published on : 25th April 2022

WATCH | Impending power outage in multiple states amid coal shortage, heatwave

States such as Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Haryana and Andhra Pradesh are witnessing powercuts amid low coal stocks.

published on : 23rd April 2022

Maharashtra: Aghadi, BJP spar over power crisis

Maharashtra Energy Minister Nitin Raut acknowledged the state’s failure to generate sufficient power, warning that consumers not paying their bills will have to face longer power cuts.

published on : 23rd April 2022

Kerala gets power paucity shock as coal crisis looms

With the summer peaking, electricity use has shot up in the state

published on : 23rd April 2022

Stalin seeks PM Modi’s intervention in coal supply

Chief Minister MK Stalin on Friday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene to ensure adequate supply of coal to Tamil Nadu.

published on : 23rd April 2022

Arrangements made to import 4.8 lakh tonnes of coal for April, May: V Senthil Balaji

Minister assures there won’t be power cuts for industries, residences

published on : 23rd April 2022