By BP Staff On Saturday, November 19th, 2011

Free use of electricity causing excessive exploitation of ground water in India

Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh  said that free use of electricity is leading to gradual depletion of groundwater by causing excessive exploitation of the scarce resource. Ground water tables are falling More...

By BP Staff On Friday, November 4th, 2011

Chairperson-CERC interview with ET

Q.1 ET: The power ministry has asked the states to ensure that subsidies to electricity distribution utilities are paid in a timely manner and also the states should consider converting SEB loans to equity, if required. More...

By BP Staff On Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

CII-Let consumer procure power directly from generating company

To ensure uninterrupted power supply, reforms like implementation of “open access”, allowing consumers to procure power directly from power generators, should be introduced, an industry lobby said. Industry More...

By BP Staff On Saturday, May 7th, 2011

Rural power scheme a flop in Bihar finds survey

The Rajiv Gandhi Gramin Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY) has failed miserably in achieving its mandate and objectives in Bihar, largely because of faulty approach and methodology of the scheme. Greenpeace India, during More...