Power reality in India: All you need to know

Written by Heena Khandelwal | New Delhi | Updated: Jun 23 2014, 19:22pm hrs
PowerEnergy hungry India has been trying to boost its recalcitrant power sector for years now, but in reality the achievements have been few and far between. (Reuters)
Energy hungry India has been trying to boost its recalcitrant power sector for years now, but in reality the achievements have been few and far between. What is the reality Check with our data drive:

All the 29 states in India are constituted and operated under State Electricity Regulatory Commission while two of them have privatization in distribution. Unbundling exists in 20 states and 28 states have open access regulations. Multi year tariff/ARR order is there in 11 states.

Read story: Gujarat's power journey to surplus: Saurabh Patel explains how to IIM-Ahmedabad students

Read story: Power crisis can be tackled by upgrading T&D infra: Piyush Goyal

Read story: Power min to focus on transmission

Read story: Centre must enforce power grid discipline: Assocham