Gujarat discoms lead the pack in annual rating
Of the 40 state-owned power distribution companies (discoms) that the power ministry audited for annual financial and operational performance, four discoms of Gujarat have topped the list, for the fourth year in a row.
According to the power ministry’s report, reviewed by Business Standard, no other discoms from any state have got an A+ rating, like the utilities of Gujarat. Paschim Gujarat Vij Company Limited, which has got A rating, shares the slot with electricity supply companies of Mangaluru, Bengaluru, Uttarakhand, Chamundeshwari (Karnataka) and Southern Power Distribution Company of Telangana. Among the laggards are the discoms of Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Tripura and Meghalaya.