Power plays suck energy from Uttar Pradesh electricity grid

Further losses by electricity distribution firms in Uttar Pradesh have raised doubts over the central government’s ambitious Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana project, which was set up to make the power sector financially viable. Power Minister Raj Kumar Singh said in June that nationwide losses had narrowed to Rs173.52 billion (US$2.34 billion) in 2017-18, from Rs510.96 billion (US$6.89 billion) […]