Discoms to submit DPR for Rs 3.03 trillion scheme by December 31

The central government has extended the deadline for enrolling into the Rs 3.03 trillion revamped electricity distribution scheme by two additional months to December 31, 2021. The scheme guidelines asked state power distribution companies to apply for participating in the scheme by October 31, 2021.

In this regard, the action plans and detailed project reports (DPRs)need to be formulated by the discoms in consultation with the nodal agency/Ministry of Power,and REC Limited and Power Finance Corporation Limited (PFC) will provide all necessary assistance. The distribution utilities will indicate specific activities and reforms required to improve their performance as part of the action plans.Any submission beyond the deadline will not be accepted.

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