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Implementation of measures key to power sector revival: Icra

On rescheduling of the validity scheme to March 31 from December 31 last, the report says there could be further delays in submission of the financial restructuring proposal by discoms, due to challenges in seeking the consent from states.

Power sector needs more financial incentives: Tata Power

"The power sector has been in need of urgent attention and a number of issues need to be addressed in the Union Budget 2013-14 to let the power sector grow at 12 percent every fiscal — which is required to support a GDP growth of 7-8 percent," Tata Power Managing Director Anil Sardana said.

Coal regulatory authority to be set up soon

The government Monday said it will soon appoint a coal regulator to monitor the fuel pricing, sampling and other practices in the sector.

Availability of coal a major challenge for power sector

A 500 MW power plant in Koderma was ready, but was unable to start commercial production due to scarcity of coal, the DVC chairman said.