The long standing “Achilles” heel of Indian Power Sector has arguably been the power distribution facet courtesy the poor efficiencies and piling debt mount of respective Discoms. The weakest link of the power value chain has constantly pressurised India’s power industry and has threatened procurement dynamics putting a serious question mark over existing and upcoming power generation portfolio of the country.
Key Queries Resolved
- What is the power distribution scenario in India?
- What is the impact of UDAY on financial health of discoms?
- What is the impact of UDAY on Operational Efficiency of discoms?
- What is the impact of UDAY on RPO compliance of discoms?
- What is the impact of UDAY on power generation capacity addition?
- Which is the best performing state post implementation of discom?
- Which is the best performing discom post implementation of UDAY?
Business Case For Impact Analysis Post Implementation Of UDAY
- Debt laden discoms which participated in UDAY saved INR 15,000 Crore till March, 2017
- Improvement in financial matrix of state power distribution companies with interest cost burden falling to 8.5%, as against 13% in pre 2015 status
- The overall AT&C losses for 27 states have fallen to 20.35% from 23.84% in FY2016
- Of the 10 states which joined UDAY in FY16, the AT&C loss figures of six states – Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand – were relatively higher than in FY15
- The Average Cost of Supply (ACS) and Average Revenue Realised (ARR) gaps have narrowed by almost 14 paise per unit