Electricity is a concurrent subject. And as all of us know, up to 1975, generation, distribution and transmission, all were handled practically only by the State Electricity Boards. The Central Government has entered this sector only after 1975, and has played an important role by contributing about 32% of the total generation capacity of the country, Out of 1, 00, 000 ckm of high voltage transmission lines, about 50, 000 ckm is contributed by Central Government. It will continue to play an important role in future too.The power sector requires an investment of more than Rs. 8 lakh crore so as to have one of the best and contemporary power infrastructures in the world. Private participation is encouraged. The power sector at present suffers from shortages, high level of Aggregate Technical and Commercial Losses, fuel shortages, low Plant Load Factor in some plants, inadequate rural electrification, as also its slow pace, inefficient use of energy, etc. Union Government and States are seized of these problems.This book Indian Power Sector Challenge and Response highlights these problems and also gives some suggestions to combat these troubles. This book will be of immeasurable use to all the technocrats, professionals and investors in power sector.This book will be of immeasurable use to all the technocrats, professionals and investors in power sector.
|Title||:||Indian Power Sector|
|Author||:||R. V. Shahi|
|Publisher||:||Excel Books India - 2006|