India to see 6.7% power supply shortage this fiscal

Amid multiple sectoral woes, India is projected to see an electricity supply shortfall of 6.7 percent in the current fiscal with the Southern region expected to be the worst hit.

Industries seek equitable power supply or outage

At an average there was upto 40 to 50 percent production loss and 50 percent joblessness due to power outages, he said, adding, if Tangedco distributes power equally to all districts there will be some relief to industries.

Fuel supply to power plants by year-end: Montek

Power is an essential component of the India growth story, he said and the government would focus on development of infrastructure in the energy sector.