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A Review of Restructured Power Development and Reform Programme in India (140021)

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Abstract : The power sector is one of the most important infrastructural aspec ts of the Indian economy. But of late,it has been facing some serious problems such as old worn-out and poor distributi on network leading to frequent outages,skewed tariff structure,huge Transmission & Distribution (T &D) losses largely due to outright theft & unmetered supply,high LT/HT line ratio,overloaded DT/ Lines,lack of accountability at feeder level and in distribution setup of State Electricity Boards (SEBs). Henc e,the Government identified Distribution Reforms as the key area to bring about the efficiency & commerc ial availability into the power sector. The Government took various initiatives in this direction;one of these is the introduction of Accelerated Power Development Programme (APDP) in February,2000. The main objective of thi s programme was to initiate a financial turnaround in the performance of the State owned power sector .

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Modified Date : 2014-09-20

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Manish Chaware (PG Scholar) , N. K. Singh (Associate Professor) , "A Review of Restructured Power Development and Reform Programme in India", IJIERT - International Journal of Innovations in Engineering Research and Technology, volume 1 issue 1, ISSN : 2394-3696, Page No.