Daily Archive: July 16, 2016

Power Ministry rates UHBVN poorly

Belying tall claims of the state government about improvement in the working of its power utilities, the Ministry of Power has given C+ rating to Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (UHBVN) for low operational...

96 per cent Odisha villages now have power: Govt

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today claimed that electrification work has been completed in 45,236 villages of the state, around 96 per cent of the total 47,677, till June 30. Of 47,677 villages in the...

After Narendra Modi steps in, Gujarat drops discom plan

The Gujarat government has decided to drop a plan to merge four state-run power distribution companies. Addressing the media, state energy minister Saurabh Patel said the idea was dropped after Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

South India has become power surplus: Goyal

Chennai: Centre plans to enhance the power transmission capacity in the country by almost three times by 2020, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said today, adding that South India has achieved power surplus status due...