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Discoms' outstanding dues to power gencos rise nearly 32% in January

Discoms in Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu account for the major portion of dues to power gencos

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Overdues of independent power producers amount to 25.94 per cent of the total overdue of Rs 76,192 crore of discoms in January

Press Trust of India
Power producers' total outstanding dues owed by distribution firms rose nearly 32 per cent to Rs 88,311 crore in January 2020 over the same month previous year, reflecting stress in the sector.
 
Distribution companies (discoms) owed a total of Rs 67,012 crore to power generation companies in January 2019, according to portal PRAAPTI (Payment Ratification And Analysis in Power procurement for bringing Transparency in Invoicing of generators).

The portal was launched in May

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First Published: Mar 29 2020 | 5:25 PM IST

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