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Industrial demand for power rises, but discoms continue to struggle

Coal supply has to improve to meet the demand

Shreya Jai 

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The aim of the in 2018 was of all villages in the country. And, 19,000 villages were electrified in a record two years in the last stage. Saubhagya, the ambitious project of electrifying 23 million houses, has completed 99 per cent of its target. But the problems of continue.

The Aggregate Technical and Commercial (AT&C) losses — an indicator of operational performance – of many large states remains high, and way behind the target of 15 per cent. With industrial demand for power improving, connecting more households will only increase demand further. So, has to improve to meet the demand.

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First Published: Fri, December 28 2018. 22:34 IST
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