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UDAY will cover private discoms soon: Piyush Goyal

Total 10 states under UDAY reforms, eight more to join, the Power Minister said

Shreya Jai  |  New Delhi 

Increasing the ambit of National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government’s flagship scheme Ujwal Discoms Assurance Yojana (UDAY), the ministry of power would soon approach the Cabinet to incorporate private power distribution companies (discoms) in it. “The government is looking at bringing in some amendments in the UDAY scheme to accommodate those states which have privatised discoms,” said Piyush Goyal, Union minister of state for coal, power, and renewable energy. Goyal was responding to a question on power distribution in the states where privatisation did not yield ...

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First Published: Sat, May 21 2016. 00:24 IST
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