Discoms outstanding dues to gencos rise 4 per cent to Rs 1,320 billion in June 2022

According to portal PRAAPTI (Payment Ratification And Analysis in Power procurement for bringing Transparency in Invoicing of generators), total outstanding dues owed by discoms to power producers rose by 4 per cent year-on-year to Rs 1,324.32 billion in June 2022 from Rs 1,273.06 billion in June 2021.

The total dues stood at Rs 1,301.39 billion in May 2022. In June 2022, the total overdue amount, which was not cleared even after 45 days of grace period offered by generators, stood at Rs 1,151.28 billion as against Rs 1,040.95 billion in the same month a year ago. The overdue amount stood at Rs 1,076.36 billion in May 2022. Discoms in Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand and Rajasthan account for the major portion of dues to gencos.