Central govt orders power firms to boost supply to Delhi

The Union power ministry said on Tuesday that it has issued directions to the country’s largest electricity producer state-run NTPC Ltd and Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) to supply as much power as available to the national capital Delhi due to a potential shortage.

This has been done keeping in view the Declared Capacity offered to Delhi power distribution companies (discoms) in the last 10 days, the ministry said. The government said that this will ensure that discoms in Delhi get as much power as requisitioned by them as per demand.