Thursday, Dec 01, 2022

Power discoms


Awareness, raids and change: How Haryana's discoms brought down electricity line losses by over 50%

August 26, 2022 7:14 am

Haryana's success in reducing AT&C losses is in stark contrast to the overall national trend. The Union Power Ministry report found that the national average AT&C losses have stagnated over the past few years.

Why central government schemes to improve financial position of discoms have not worked

August 13, 2021 7:44 am

Somit Dasgupta writes: Due to all the problems associated with reform-linked assistance schemes, an alternate approach is providing only transitional financial support to all discoms, which are privatised under the private-public partnership mode.

‘Discom loss surge to Rs 90,000 cr in FY21’

August 04, 2021 10:52 am

The report, co-authored by NITI Aayog and energy think tank RMI, recommended a host of measures, including providing greater autonomy to discoms, timely tariff revisions, increasing competition in the business and larger involvement of the private sector to improve the health of these perennially-distressed entities.

Gujarat: Two power discoms grapple with high technical, commercial losses

July 30, 2021 1:52 am

While the losses for Paschim Gujarat Vij Company Ltd (PGVCL) stood at 19.21 per cent for financial year 2019-20, the AT&C loss for Madhya Gujarat Vij Company Limited (MGVCL) deteriorated by more than 10 per cent during the year.

Haryana power discom notifies 2% Panchayat Tax on rural electricity bills

July 16, 2021 9:44 pm

On the other hand, the state government, in a relief to industries, businesses and other consumers in view of the lockdown imposed to contain second surge of Covid-19, has decided to waive off the fixed charges and extend the bill payment dates.

Haryana discoms start missed call alert service for power bills

January 19, 2021 1:16 am

A spokesperson said that the consumers of Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam can give a missed call on 7087019636 and Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam consumers on 70821-02200, for availing the bill information on SMS.

Power discoms seek tariff hike, citing costlier fuel

October 23, 2014 4:13 am

Police team was staying at a lodge, suspect escaped through bathroom window

Be ready to face difficult times, Kejriwal tells Delhi residents

February 10, 2014 5:55 am

Discoms standoff : Says firms will have to go if they violate terms of agreement

Govt works on plan for 50% rebate, penalty waiver on power dues

February 05, 2014 2:14 am

It will be a task to figure out the defaulters from those who were part of the andolan, an official said.

Suspend licences of discoms: Govt to regulator

February 04, 2014 3:24 am

Govt asks chief secretary and regulator to appoint officers so that consumers are not caught napping.