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E-mobility, digital payments, DBT among power ministers’ agenda for meet

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 6, 2017

Electric mobility, digital payments and Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) are some of the topics that will be discussed in the meeting of the Power and Renewable Energy ministers of states here on...

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Nagaland, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Dadra & Nagar Haveli & Daman & Diu sign MoU with Government of India under UDAY Scheme

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 22, 2017

On the 2nd Anniversary of Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) today, the Government of India signed four Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) under the Scheme with the State of Nagaland and with...

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Subject Tags: DISCOM , LED , UDAY Scheme

Discoms save Rs 15K crore under UDAY scheme

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 17, 2017

Debt-laden power distribution companies in states which participated in the UDAY scheme, meant for their revival, have saved Rs 15,000 crore till March this year, the power ministry said today. 

The Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) was launched in November, 2015...

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66.72 crore energy saving LED bulbs sold in India: Piyush Goyal

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 4, 2017

The Central Government motivated drive to transform India into an ‘energy efficiency’ country has received a major push having sold 66.72 crore LED bulbs against its target to replace 77 crore...

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EESL issues large tender for 50 lakh smart electricity meters

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 31, 2017

State-run Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) has issued a large tender seeking supply of 50 lakh smart meters on behalf of Haryana and Uttar Pradesh.

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Subject Tags: smart meters , UDAY Scheme

Government to roll out Rs17,000 crore rural household electrification scheme

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 26, 2017

In a fresh push to universalize electricity access, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government plans to roll out a Rs17,000 crore scheme.

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UDAY scheme impact: State-run power discoms cut losses by 21.5% in FY17

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 26, 2017

Combined losses of state-run power utilities in 26 states and the Union territory of Puducherry in 2016-17 fell 21.5% from a year ago to Rs40,295 crore on account of efforts under Ujwal Discom...

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Goyal rebuffs RBI on UDAY

By : sustainabilityo..., May 17, 2017

Power Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday rebuffed the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) recent report showing that the Ujjwal Discom Awas Yojana (UDAY) scheme was harming state finances, and said that...

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Mizoram is 27th state in Uday discom debt restructure scheme

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 4, 2017

Mizoram has become the 27th state to join the central government’s Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana (Uday) debt restructuring scheme for states’ electricity distribution companies (discoms), an...

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Kerala, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh take states' list under UDAY to 26

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 30, 2017

Twenty six states are now part of the UDAY scheme, meant for the revival of debt stressed discoms, after Kerala, Arunachal Pradesh and Tripura formally joined the programme.

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