UDAY Scheme: Review of Performance So Far

February 23, 2017

UDAY scheme was launched to relieve the distribution companies from debt problems and make their operation sustainable. In this article, we review the scheme from its basics and examine if it has been successful and achieved its mandate. Background Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) was approved by...

UDAY (Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana) scheme

February 16, 2016

In November 2015, the Government had launched UDAY (Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana) scheme to provide a permanent solution for financial turnaround and revival of Power Distribution companies (discoms). Overview of Discom Problems As on March 2015, the accumulated losses and the outstanding debt of discoms are approximately Rs....

Domestic Efficient Lighting Programme (DELP)

November 26, 2015

DELP programme has been launched in several states (Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi) to replace the regular bulbs and CFL lights with LED lights. The programme is being implemented by  Discoms in association with Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL). LED lights are given at lower...