The total outstanding loan principal and late payment surcharge (LPSC) will be frozen on the date of notification of the scheme and no surcharge will be levied after that.
Ministry asks gencos to comply with 10% import quota by June 15
As the electricity crisis deepens in the country, power ministry on Wednesday decided to arrange short-term loans for imported coal-based plants (ICB), which are under stress or in NCLT.
The Union Power Ministry had earlier told the state to install the pre-paid smart meters in order to check power thefts and high transmission losses.
The ministry on Saturday said it will not be possible to supply coal other than on proportionate basis to make up any shortfall.
As per the government statement, the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) has simplified the implementation of the Standards and Labelling (S&L) program.
The Oil Marketing Companies have announced the setting up of 22,000 EV charging stations in prominent cities and on national highways across the country.
The outstanding dues of discoms have been a perennial issue plaguing the power sector for decades.
Singh has shot off letters to his union cabinet colleagues as well as all chief ministers in this regard.
About 7 per cent of India's coal-fired power plants may never be able to comply with new environmental norms because they lack the space to install emission-cutting equipment.