Manipur tops the list with a record AT&C of 75% followed by J&K 67.6%, Nagaland 65%, Sikkim 55%, Mizoram over 50%, Delhi 49.33%, Rajasthan 47%, Madhya Pradesh 46%, Uttaranchal 44%, Haryana 41%, Bihar, Assam and Uttar Pradesh 40% each, Maharashtra 34.9% and Kerala 33%. Reforming states like Tamil Nadu have AT&C of 23.6%, Andhra Pradesh 24% and Punjab with 26.6%.
Power ministry sources told FE that it has asked states to vigorously carry out distribution reforms and implement anti-theft Acts to contain the burgeoning AT&C losses.
| Power ministry has called for distribution reforms & anti-theft acts |
Manipur has record AT&C of 75% followed by J&K 67.6%
Reforming states like Tamil Nadu and Andhra have less AT&C
High technical losses triggered by inadequate investments in system improvement works
Commercial losses mainly due to low metering efficiency, theft and pilferages
Despite private sector involvement, Delhi has AT&C losses of 49.33%.