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Power Policy

AIMS & OBJECTIVES 

 
The National Electricity Policy aims at achieving the following objectives:

  • Access to Electricity - Available for all households in next five years
  • Availability of Power - Demand to be fully met by 2012. Energy and peaking shortages to be overcome and adequate spinning reserve to be available.
  • Supply of Reliable and Quality Power of specified standards in an efficient manner and at reasonable rates.
  • Per capita availability of electricity to be increased to over 1000 units by 2012.
  • Minimum lifeline consumption of 1 unit/household/day as a merit good by year 2012.
  • Financial Turnaround and Commercial Viability of Electricity Sector.
  • Protection of consumers’ interests.