The power sector which is crucial to push growth and achieve the targets will become even more important in the New Year to facilitate economic recovery.
Power Minister R K Singh on Tuesday flagged off reconstruction and restoration activities worth Rs 22.5 crore in Uttarakhand by central power sector enterprises (CPSEs) of power sector, to give relief after flood damages in state in October.
As per the ministry's statement, Power Minister R.K. Singh has reviewed the proposed amendment and has asked to seek comments from concerned line ministries, departments and state governments.
The ministry informed that timely recovery of the costs with the change in law assumes significance as the investment in the power sector depends on a great extent upon timely payments.
As per the data, power plants with zero days of coal available is down to 15 as of Wednesday. Their cumulative installed generation capacity stood at 16,280 megawatts compared to 17 projects with 17,050 megawatts generation capacity, a week back.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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