8 years after deal, 7 firms yet to produce power

Nearly eight years after the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd (MSEDCL) signed memoranda of understanding (MoUs) with seven leading firms for the supply of 11,500 MW of power, the companies are yet to begin electricity generation.

In response to a query filed by leader of the opposition Eknath Khadse under the Right to Information Act, the MSEDCL confirmed signing the MoUs on April 4, 2005 but said that it hadn’t inked power purchase agreements with the firms as none had begun actual power generation.

The fate of the much publicised MoU signed between Maharashtra state electricity distribution company limited (MSEDCL) and leading seven firms for supply of 11500 mw of power, hangs in balance, since none of the firms have begun actual power generation.

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  1. Raj says:

    very good shows memorandum are long but understanding is short . unfortunately MoU ar enot enforceable in courts . should not bother govt reps promise a lot at the time of election but deliver zero
    gap between promise and delivery are such that white elephants can pass through it

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