It informed that distribution companies would now be required to undertake quarterly energy accounting through a certified energy manager within sixty days. It must provide detailed information on consumption and consumption patterns among different categories of consumers.
The power shutdown will take place between 9 am to 2 pm. The supply is expected to get normalise at 2 pm if the work gets completed.
Sidhu also unleashed a veiled attack on Chief Minister Amarinder Singh saying there would be no need for him to go for power cuts or to regulate the office timings if the state acts 'in the right direction'.
On a macro level, universal access to reliable energy is key to improving the health and well-being of people around the world.
The textile firm owner was found guilty of power theft worth Rs 85,75,425.
The man had not paid electricity bills for the last two years which amounted to dues of Rs 65,176.
The national capital's power demand has increased by 43 percent since December 1 and by 60 percent since November 1
After a gap of six months, power consumption recorded a year-on-year growth of 4.4 per cent in September and 11.6 per cent in October.
The village got power in 2018, but it was so erratic that villagers are now using the Topno method to light their homes and charge their mobiles.
Punjab projects a grim festival season as coal supplies run low.
A tariff policy that does not burden consumers with distribution companies' inefficiencies will be guaranteed, Sitharaman said while presenting the fourth tranche of economic stimulus package.
Nitin Raut has appealed to the people to keep the necessary lights on at home while igniting lamps and candles on Sunday, as asked by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, to avoid this situation.
The Power Minister has claimed his comment was made to encourage people to pay bills and the matter has not been discussed at cabinet level.
In August, the Aam Aadmi Party government had announced free-electricity of up to 200 units for domestic consumers and later extended the scheme to tenants residing in the national capital.
The eight core sector industries - coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, fertiliser, steel, cement and electricity - had expanded by 7.3 per cent in July last year.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal also said that those consuming 201 to 400 units of electricity will continue to get 50 per cent power subsidy from the government
The senior-most officer in the Ministry of Finance, Subhash Chandra Garg was shifted to the Power Ministry on Wednesday. Thereafter he announced that he had applied for voluntary retirement from service on Thursday.
About 42,000 customers lost electricity in the early evening, according to the Con Edison utility, which did not give a reason for the cut.
Panic-stricken migrant labourers arrive from Kashmir, in Jammu. Four migrant labourers were shot dead in the valley by the terrorists in the past two days.PTI Photo
BJP activists burn an effigy during a protest against the recent killings of Bihari labourer by terrorists in Kashmir, in Patna.PTI Photo
Patients wait to undergo tests in a hospital, amid a spike in cases of vector-borne diseases, in BikanerPTI Photo
TMC MP Mahua Maitra campaigns with party candidate Braj Kishore Goswami for the upcoming Shantipur Assembly by-elections in Nadia.PTI Photo
Samajwadi Party leaders wearing black arm bands protest at UP Assembly premises before a special session of UP Assembly.PTI Photo/Nand Kumar
The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.
The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.
Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.
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