Will ADITYA Succeed Where UDAY failed?

Based on the stories that have come out so far, the following aspects of the proposed new scheme to clear India’s discom mess have emerged. Called ADITYA (Atal Distribution System Improvement Yojana), the new scheme could be announced as early as February 1, with the union budget presentation. First, the scheme will reward performing discoms […]

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States That Miss UDAY Targets to Face Fund Cuts: R K Singh

The Centre has proposed a reduction in funds of the states that miss targets set under the 2nd version of UDAY scheme, which is at the draft stage The Centre has proposed a reduction in power sector funds of the states that would not maintain performance benchmarks set under the second version of Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana […]

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Subsidies in Power Sector Should be Routed via DBT: RK Singh

The Power Minister said, center is ready to provide more funds if needed for infrastructure creation and the states meeting their targets speedily will be incentivized. The Power and New & Renewable Energy Minister R. K. Singh said that subsidies in power sector should be routed through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT). While addressing the Conference of […]

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The demand for power is relentless. With technological advancements, mankind is now consuming more power to aggrandize their lifestyle. Many energy experts reckon initiatives like ‘Power for All’, ‘Digital India’ and ‘Smart Cities’ shall be reigned through only increasing and distributing reliable power needs. There has been a prolong discussion on the reliability, security and […]

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UDAY Successfully Achieves Financial and Operational Reform of DISCOMS in India: REPORT

Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana has been successful in achieving its most important objective of reforming power distribution companies in India. It has been nearly eighteen months since the Ministry of Power announced the vital Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) scheme for financial and operational reform of power distribution companies (DISCOMs) in India. Twenty six states […]

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Mizoram becomes 27th State to join UDAY

Mizoram would derive an overall net benefit of approximately Rs.198 crores by opting to participate in UDAY The Government of India and the State of Mizoram signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) under the scheme Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) for operational improvement of the State’s Power Distribution Department. With the signing of MoU by Mizoram, the […]

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Banks are planning to cut funding to Rajasthan’s power distribution companies missing UDAY targets: Report

Rajasthan’s power distribution companies have not revised power tariffs as previously agreed which can affect the funding that they receive from banks under UDAY scheme Banks are reportedly planning to cut funding to Rajasthan’s power distribution companies (DISCOMS) which have missed financial targets set under the Ujjwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY). Two bankers aware of […]

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