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Discoms’ outstanding dues to power gencos rise 47 pc to Rs 1.33 lakh cr in June


Distribution companies (discoms) owed a total of Rs 90,655 crore to power generation firms in June 2019, according to portal PRAAPTI (Payment Ratification And Analysis in Power procurement for bringing Transparency in Invoicing of generators).

The central government had given some breathers to discoms for paying dues to power generating companies (gencos) in view of COVID-19-induced lockdown.

Power producers’ total outstanding dues owed by distribution firms rose over 47 per cent year-on-year to Rs 1.33 lakh crore in June 2020, reflecting stress in the sector. Distribution companies (discoms) owed a total of Rs 90,655 crore to power ...


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