Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Power Sector

Lakhs of power sector employees protest against privatization -AIPEF

CHANDIGARH: Lakhs of power sector employees staged a nationwide protest and work boycott on Monday against the privatization policies of the central government ,,which are against the interest of the consumers and employees. said V K Gupta a spokesperson of All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) .

Shortage of coal supplies continues to cripple Non-power sectors

CHANDIGARH: The Indian Captive Power Producers Association (ICPPA) in a recent representation to Ministry of Coal, Railways and Power, Government of India has sought urgent support for normalizing the coal supplies to Captive Power Plant (CPP) based industries.

Powercom engineers suggest CM ways to improve power sector

CHANDIGARH: PSEB Engineers Association in a letter to Chief Minister Punjab has suggested various ways and means to improve the efficiency and health of the Punjab power sector.

Mass vaccination camps for power sector employees Power Ministry

CHANDIGARH: Ministry of Power has written to all the states and union territories that mass vaccination camps be organized for all the power sector employees on priority in coordination with utilities and state health department.

AIPEF urges PM to consult power sector employees on bill 2021

CHANDIGARH: All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF )has written to the Prime Minister
that electricity consumer, power employees, and engineers who are the major stakeholders in the power sector should be consulted before sending draft electricity (amendment ) bill 2021 to Parliament

SBD is not to reform the power sector but to privatize - AIPEF 

CHANDIGARH: The intention of the Ministry of Power in rushing through Standard BidDocuments (SBD)  is not to reform the power sector but to thurst privatization of the power sector across the country,

Lakhs of power sector employees extend support to UP

CHANDIGARH:Lakhs of power sector employees and engineers across the country observed the nationwide protest
by holding demonstrations and protest meetings at all districts and projects against privatization to show solidarity
with UP power engineers and employees, said V K Gupta spokesperson
All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF).

Problems of Power Sector in India

There is a need for an introspection and course correction before taking up further amendments in the Electricity Act 2003. Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2014 which envisages segregation of carriage and content has far reaching implications not only for the industry, but also the consumer.

Experimenting with power sector

By Vinod Gupta
The NDA government announced two schemes for strengthening last mile power connectivity – Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gram Jyoti Yojana for rural areas and Integrated Power Development Scheme for urban areas. The progress has been though slow yet adding a new target for the power ministry, the PM has announced on Independence Day electrification of 18,500 villages in 1000 days.

1000 power sector employees succumb to corona; 15000 infected -AIPEF

CHANDIGARH: Amid a record surge in COVID-19 cases in the country, around 1000 employees working in the power sector have died and more than 15000 employees have tested positive for the virus said V K Gupta Spokesperson of the All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) on Friday.

Mass vaccination camps for power sector employees Power Ministry

CHANDIGARH: Ministry of Power has written to all the states and union territories that mass vaccination camps be organized for all the power sector employees on priority in coordination with utilities and state health department.

AIPEF urges PM to consult power sector employees on bill 2021

CHANDIGARH: All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF )has written to the Prime Minister
that electricity consumer, power employees, and engineers who are the major stakeholders in the power sector should be consulted before sending draft electricity (amendment ) bill 2021 to Parliament

Power Engineers oppose privatization of banks and the power sector

CHANDIGARH: All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) oppose privatisation of banks and the power sector and extends full support to bank employees for their two days strike on March 15 and 16.

Cyber intel firm warns Chinese hackers infiltrated India's power sector

NEW YORK: A cyber intelligence company says it has found that hackers linked to China have infiltrated power systems and ports in India in a "show of force" and they have the ability to create disruptions.

Power sector employees threaten strike against Electricity Bill

NEW DELHI: The All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) has demanded that the Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2021 must be put out in the public domain before starting the discussion on it in Parliament.

Looking back-Indian power sector 2020

CHANDIGARH: The power sector of India remained in turmoil this year due to the number of happenings whether due to lockdown or move to privatise the power sector.

No proposal to privatize the power sector in Uttrakhand

DEHRADUN: There is no proposal to privatize the  power sector in Uttrakhand as all the engineers and employees are working wholeheartedly working for better performance and reducing the line losses said Radhika Jha Power Secretary Uttrakhand.

SBD is not to reform the power sector but to privatize - AIPEF 

CHANDIGARH: The intention of the Ministry of Power in rushing through Standard BidDocuments (SBD)  is not to reform the power sector but to thurst privatization of the power sector across the country,

Lakhs of power sector employees extend support to UP

CHANDIGARH:Lakhs of power sector employees and engineers across the country observed the nationwide protest
by holding demonstrations and protest meetings at all districts and projects against privatization to show solidarity
with UP power engineers and employees, said V K Gupta spokesperson
All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF).

Covid to shrink power sector growth, take discoms back to pre-UDAY era

NEW DELHI:The Covid-19 pandemic will have a wider impact on the country's power sector in the current financial year with the acute slowdown witnessed in the first quarter period continuing well into the year affecting both demand and supp

Capt Amarinder writes to PM for fiscal package for power sector to bail out state discoms

CHANDIGARH: Citing the severe cash deficit and adverse impact on the finances of the State Discoms amid the COVID-19 lockdown, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a financial package for the Power sector, while suggesting a slew of measures to rescue PSPCL and other from the current crisis and ensure that the consumers are not harassed or hassled in these difficult times.

Comment on the power sector budget

CHANDIGARH:All India Power Engineers Federation is of the firm view that the finance minister's statement of providing smart meters to all the consumers is more of a policy statement than of budgetary requirement, said V K Gupta Spokesperson of the federation.

Immoral gluttony of Badals and Capt. Amarinder responsible for the collapse of Power sector: Bir Devinder

CHANDIGARH: Despite the loud talks of Sukhbir Singh Badal, boasting to have made Punjab a surplus state in the power sector during Badal dispensations, but the facts speaks contrary to such fake and bogus claims. This was stated here today by Bir Devinder Singh former Deputy Speaker of Punjab Vidhan Sabha.

Power sector employees & engineers to boycott work on 8th January against privatization

CHANDIGARH: The All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) in its Federal Executive meeting decided that the power engineers across the country would resort to a one-day work boycott on January 8, 2020 to protest and oppose the move of the central government to introduce multiple private supply licenses.

Problems of Power Sector in India

There is a need for an introspection and course correction before taking up further amendments in the Electricity Act 2003. Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2014 which envisages segregation of carriage and content has far reaching implications not only for the industry, but also the consumer.

Experimenting with power sector

By Vinod Gupta
The NDA government announced two schemes for strengthening last mile power connectivity – Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gram Jyoti Yojana for rural areas and Integrated Power Development Scheme for urban areas. The progress has been though slow yet adding a new target for the power ministry, the PM has announced on Independence Day electrification of 18,500 villages in 1000 days.