Power Distribution Companies

  • Delhi High Court asks power discoms to co-operate with CAG in audit March 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has asked the three power distribution companies in the national capital to comply with its orders and co-operate with Comptroller and Auditor General in its audit. This comes after the CAG had told the HC earlier this month that the power discoms were...
  • Delhi discoms not cooperating with audit: CAG tells High Court March 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Comptroller and Auditor General on Monday told the Delhi High Court that the three power distribution companies were not co-operating in auditing. CAG told the HC that the three power discoms were not providing documents for carrying out their audit. It submitted before a bench of Acting Chief...
  • Congress follows AAP, Nirupam seeks cut in Maharashtra power tariff January 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The decision to slash the electricity prices in Delhi by Aam Aadmi Party government has led to a similar call by the ruling Congress in Maharashtra. Just a day after Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced the decision to slash power tariff by half in the city, Congress MP...
  • Andhra power utilities gear up to tackle cyclone 'Phailin' October 12, 2013

    Power utilities in Andhra Pradesh under the Eastern Power Distribution Company Ltd have geared up to meet any emergency arising out of cyclone 'Phailin' hitting the coastal districts of Srikakulam, West Godavari, East Godavari, Vizianagaram and Visakhapatnam. M Sahoo, Special Chief Secretary in the energy department of Andhra Pradesh government, today...
  • Assam govt to start new technology to stop power theft August 19, 2013

    Facing Rs 900crore annual revenue loss by Assam Power Distribution Company, the state government on Monday said it will implement Ring Fence System, a technology to prevent stealing of power at a total expenditure of Rs 875 crore. The Ring Fence System will be set up in 72 towns along with...
  • Delhi: BJP rally against power tariff hike on August 11 July 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Slamming Delhi government and power regulator DERC for hike in power tariff, Delhi BJP on Saturday announced an agitation against the "antipeople" decision and indicated that the party will make it a major issue in the run up to the assembly elections slated for November. Delhi BJP president Vijay...
  • Power tariff hiked in Delhi by 5 per cent July 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhiites will have to pay more for their electricity consumption as the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) on Friday increased the power tariff by five per cent. The national capital is headed for assembly polls by this yearend. Both the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party...
  • Delhi CM gives companies 4 days to end power crisis June 28, 2009

    New Delhi: Facing strong criticism for the power crisis in the national capital, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Sunday sternly asked the power distribution companies to improve the situation in four days. "The government has told BSES in plain words to make the power situation normal within four days and...