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Discoms owe Rs 1 trillion to power generating firms till Feb: Power Min

The outstanding amount of the discoms (power distribution companies) becomes overdue after 45 days of raising the bill for supply of power by gencos.

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Power distribution utilities outstanding dues stood at Rs one lakh crore at the end of February this year, Parliament was informed on Tuesday.
 
"As per data provided by the power sector Generating companies, on the PRAAPTI Portal, at the end of February 2022, a total amount of Rs 1,00,931 crores is due from the DISCOMs," Power Minister RK Singh said in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha.
According to the reply, this overdue amount does not include the disputed amount.
 
The outstanding amount of the discoms (power distribution companies) becomes overdue after 45 days of raising the bill for supply

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First Published: Mar 23 2022 | 12:09 AM IST

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