Advisory Group for co-op in power, coal & renewable sectors

Tags: News
The government has set up an 'Advisory Group' to be headed by former Power Minister Suresh Prabhu for integrated development of the power, coal and renewable energy sectors in a bid to ensure 24x7 electricity supply to consumers.

The Ministry of Power, which has set a target to provide round-the-clock electricity supply to the people, has decided to form an "Advisory Group for Integrated Development of Power, Coal and Renewable Energy".

The Group, to be chaired by Prabhu, will have several distinguished experts from related sectors including ex-Central Vigilance Commission Pratyush Sinha, former Power Secretary R V Shahi and former CMD of Coal India Partha Bhattacharya.

Officials from Ministry of Power, Coal and Ministry of New and Renewable Energy would assist the Advisory Group as may be required, sources added.

The Advisory Group will deliberate on matters related to evolving a comprehensive policy framework for integrated development of power, coal and renewable energy sectors.

It will also work towards development of renewable energy and enhancing fuel supplies, among others.

Former Power Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia had also formed an Advisory Group, whose members were Tata Power Chairman Cyrus Mistry, Reliance Power Chairman Anil Ambani, ICICI MD & CEO Chanda Kocchar, among others

EDITORIAL OF THE DAY

  • Government’s job is to build a transparent and strong policy frame work for the banking system

    As reported by this paper in its Monday edition, government is unlikely to play any role in resolution of issues between banks and borrowers.

FC NEWSLETTER

Stay informed on our latest news!

TODAY'S COLUMNS

Sandeep Bamzai

Cut & Thrust: Islam’s dance of death

It is a short walk between victim hood and blood ...

M S Swaminathan

Green revolution@50

The green revolution was a transformational event changing our agricultural ...

Kuruvilla Pandikattu

Power demands its price, too

An epoch breaking book written by Israeli author professor Yuval ...