Centre slams Delhi for spreading panic over power crisis with wrong information | Latest News India

Union power minister RK Singh replied to Delhi’s SOS letter and mentioned it’s reprehensible that the Delhi power minister sought to create panic spreading incorrect figures about coal reserve. 

In one other episode of Centre versus Arvind Kejriwal, the Union power ministry had claimed that the Delhi authorities has been deceptive the general public with incorrect information concerning the power state of affairs within the nationwide capital. The power minister has replied to the Delhi power minister’s letter and mentioned the figures of the shares weren’t right. Delhi power minister Satyendar Jain on Friday claimed some power vegetation have stock for solely a day, elevating alarm. The Delhi minister mentioned Delhi’s power demand has reached its peak and power provide to important providers like hospitals was additionally at stake.

Amid power crisis, boiling warmth, it is Centre vs Delhi on coal provide

In his letter to the Delhi authorities, Union power minister RK Singh mentioned it was ‘reprehensible’ that the panic was sought to be created through the use of the wrong figures. The same state of affairs was created in October 2021 concerning the disruption of power provides which proved to be baseless, the minister mentioned.

Dadri, Unchahar, Kahalgaon, Farakka and Jhajjar – all these power stations have ample reserve coal shares for 5-8 days, the minister mentioned including that the shares are replenished on a each day basis- each from home sources and coal imported for mixing functions. NTPC has additionally declared 100% availability from Dadri and Unchahar power stations, the minister talked about in his letter.

The minister additionally mentioned that in 2015, the Delhi authorities had surrendered some power capability which had been allotted to Delhi from the central pool.  Following this, the power capability was provided to all states within the succeeding years (in 2017, 2018, 2019 and many others.) and plenty of allocations had been made and Delhi Govt. didn’t object. In 2021, the Delhi authorities all of a sudden claimed that they’d not surrendered the power which was wrong, the minister mentioned. 


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