Status of state owned discoms in India

Last Modified: Tue Jun 25 2019 17:52:44 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • Rs. 21,658 crore
    Cumulative financial losses of state-owned power distribution companies (discoms) at the end of FY19, up by 44%, a reversal in the declining trend since the UDAY scheme was launched in November 2015.
  • Rs 38,023 crore
    Dues of discoms to power producers stood at the end of FY19, up 60% year-on-year.
  • 4,057
    Number of urban feeders, which track the quality of power supply under the Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS) in 1,388 IT-enabled town, are not regularly communicating power supply information.
  • 50%
    Aggregate Technical and Commercial (AT&C) losses recorded by about 15% of feeders (24,537 feeders across 12 major states) between March 2018 and February 2019.
  • 60%
    AT&C losses recorded in certain towns in Uttar Pradesh such as Gangoh, Bahjoi, Sardhana, Amroha and Tanda, an indicator of discom efficiency and power pilferage.
  • 50%
    AT&C losses recorded by more than 62% of the feeders in Jharkhard.