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Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana: 152 more villages electrified last week in 9 states

Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana: 152 more villages electrified last week in 9 states

A total of 152 villages in nine states were electrified during the week ended July 3 under the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojna, an official statement said on Monday.

Won't tolerate power cuts during Iftar and Sehri, Arvind Kejriwal warns officials; VIDEO goes viral

Won't tolerate power cuts during Iftar and Sehri, Arvind Kejriwal warns officials; VIDEO goes viral

CM Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday warned the BSES Yamuna officials in Seelampur constituency that there should be no power cuts during Iftar and Sehri.

Man calls up Congress minister about power cuts, booked for criminal intimidation, breach of peace!

Man calls up Congress minister about power cuts, booked for criminal intimidation, breach of peace!

He is a small trader in Sullia near Mangalore of Karnataka. He was fed up with frequent power cuts. He decided to inform the state's power minister about the power woes. And, now he has been booked for criminal intimidation, intentional insult to provoke breach of peace and deterring public servants from doing their duty!

Day 2 of coal strike: Production loss mounts to Rs 300 crore

The strike has impacted over 75 percent of the daily coal output of 1.5 million tonnes, with 290 out of 438 CIL coal mines being hit.

Under attack DERC withdraws power tariff hike within 24 hrs

Facing severe attack from political parties, Delhi's power regulator DERC on Friday withdrew the power tariff hike of up to seven percent which was announced last night.

Coal crisis: State power ministers to meet today

Power ministers of all the states will meet with Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday.

India likely to see over 5% power shortage this fiscal

India is projected to see a power shortage of 5.1 percent compared to demand in the current financial year with southern and north-eastern regions anticipated to witness high deficits.

''Power crisis may force closure of 25% small businesses''

Acute power shortages are likely to force over 25 percent micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) in several states, mostly in north India, to close their businesses, according to industry lobby Assocham.

Indian companies facing huge power shortage: Ficci

Noting that Indian companies are suffering production shortfall due to powers cuts, a study by Ficci Sunday suggested a 10-point policy package to provide affordable and quality electricity to industrial consumers.

Power Minister seeks Rs 36,000 cr for rural electrification

Replying to queries during the Question Hour, Scindia said the government will provide power to 5,74,000 households in the next five years under the Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY).

Coal Ministry may issue notices to 58 cos this week

The Coal Ministry is likely to begin this week the process of issuing show-cause notices to 58 captive coal block holders, including PSUs, which have not started the development work of mines in stipulated time.

CIL may import 10 MT coal in FY' 13 to meet power firms needs

Coal India may import 10 million tonnes of coal this fiscal to meet the obligation of supplying a minimum assured quantity of fuel to power companies under the Presidential directive, its CMD-designate S Narsing Rao said on Sunday.

CIL board will finalise FSAs next week

Coal India will finalise the Fuel Supply Agreements (FSAs) with power producers after a board meeting next week.

PowerMin eyes 9,20,000 MU of electricity this year: CEA

The Power Ministry has set a target of generating 9,20,000 million units of electricity this year, of which over 1,50,000 million units would come from the private sector alone, says a Central Electricity Authority report.

Presidential directive on fuel issue to CIL likely this week

The government may issue a Presidential directive to Coal India this week to enter into fuel pacts with power producers with 80 percent supply commitment, after taking a stock of the PSU's production plan.

Govt may issue Presidential directive to CIL on fuel issue

Government may issue Presidential direction to Coal India next week if the PSU does not follow the PMO directive to sign with power producers fuel supply agreement, with 80 percent assured delivery, sources said.

CIL may not meet PMO deadline for fuel pacts with power units

Amidst differences in its board, Coal India is unlikely to meet the March 31 deadline set by the PMO for firm commitments on 80 percent fuel supply to power plants, sources said.

Fuel shortage hurting power generation: NTPC

Hit by fuel shortage, country's largest power producer NTPC is generating as much as 10 percent less electricity, a top company official has said.

Cos discusses coal production for power plants

With power plants facing acute fuel shortage, a Committee of Secretaries on Monday discussed impediments to raising domestic coal production and providing fuel linkage to electricity generation units.