DISCOMs Current Affairs, GK & News

Power Ministry Scheme to liquidate DISCOM Dues

The Ministry of Power recently announced that it is working on a scheme to liquidate the dues of power distribution companies (discoms). What are the key details of the scheme? The proposed scheme aims to provide relief to the power sector ecosystem which is reeling under the pressure of non-payment of dues. It will provide ..

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Target for Renewable Energy in Agriculture Sector

Central government has set the target to replace diesel with renewable energy in agricultural sector by 2024. Key Points This target was set in line with Government’s commitment of increasing the share of non-fossil fuels by 2030 and becoming a net zero emitter by 2070. Through KUSUM Scheme, central government is also running a scheme to solarise the agriculture This ..

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NITI Aayog -RMI Release a Report on Power Distribution Sector

NITI Aayog has released a report on Power Distribution Sector that presents reform pathways to transform India’s power distribution sector. Highlights Report was released providing steps to improve policy making in distribution sector. Report is titled as “Turning Around the Power Distribution Sector”. It has been jointly authored by NITI Aayog, RMI and RMI India. ..

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Cabinet approves Rs 3 trn outlay for Power Reform scheme

Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved a Rs 3.03 trillion power distribution company (DISCOM) reform scheme on June 30, 2021. Under the scheme, Centre’s share will be about Rs 97,631 crore. About DISCOM reform scheme It is a reforms-based result-linked power distribution sector scheme. It will be applicable till 2025-2026. It was announced ..

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Green Tariff Policy launched

Union Government is working on a ‘Green Tariff Policy’ with the objective of reinforcing India’s green energy credentials. Green Tariff Policy Green Tariff Policy will help electricity distribution companies (DISCOMs) supply electricity generated from clean energy projects at a cheaper rate as compared to power from conventional fuel sources such as coal. Large corporate who ..

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