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Accumulated losses of state power utilities

HANDLING POWER Accumulated losses of state power utilities States SEB /Discom losses (Rs cr) States SEB /Discom losses (Rs cr) Accumulated 2010-11 Accumulated 2010-11 J&K NA 1,892 Kerala 6,865 1,934 Mizoram NA 115 Bihar 5,821 NA Manipur NA 56 West … Continue reading

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Govt clears bailout for state electricity distribution firms: Another hasty quickfix promoting inefficiency, not a long term solution

The Indian government on Monday approved an ambitious plan to bail out beleaguered state electricity distribution companies, or discoms, through a restructuring of their short-term loans. The electricity distribution firms owned by the state governments are finding it difficult to … Continue reading

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