Published: Published Date – 10:50 PM, Tue – 12 April 22
Hyderabad: Telangana continued to outstrip most States together with BJP-ruled ones within the power sector, scoring an ideal 100 within the hours of electrical energy provided to industrial and agriculture sectors other than power financial savings in industrial and public buildings, and regulatory belongings, the State Energy and Climate Index (SECI) of NITI Aayog has revealed.
As per SECI, Telangana, which secured an total rank of 17, has secured 86.1 rating in Average Cost of Supply (ACS) and Average Revenue Realised (ARR) hole, whereas scoring 84.5 in emission depth of GSDP within the parameter pertaining to environmental sustainability.
BJP-ruled States like Gujarat, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh other than neighbouring Andhra Pradesh scored 100 with respect to power provided to the industrial sector. However, Gujarat, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh scored a measly 11.4, 1.7, 61.1 and 97.7 scores respectively whereas AP scored 5.6 within the class associated to power supply to the agriculture sector.
In the class of power financial savings in industrial and public buildings, Gujarat, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh scored zero, 50, zero and 50 respectively whereas AP scored 50.
According to NITI Aayog, the bigger States – Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and Telangana – have been making important efforts in adopting Energy Conservation Building Code and have been the front-runners in power saving in industrial and public buildings.
Telangana State Planning Board vice-chairman B Vinod Kumar mentioned Gujarat topped the index whereas there have been two indicators the place Telangana outperformed Gujarat. Telangana carried out higher than Gujarat in entry, affordability and reliability of power sources.
Overall, Telangana was positioned within the second spot adopted by Kerala in offering accessible, reasonably priced and dependable power. It exhibits that Telangana was higher than Gujarat in offering electrical energy to the agriculture sector, he mentioned.
The SECI is the primary index that goals to monitor efforts made by States and union Territories (UTs) within the local weather and power sector. It is hoped that an in-depth evaluation of particular person States will assist in enhancing the service supply on numerous parameters of power.
These parameters have been devised protecting in thoughts India’s objectives for local weather change and clear power transition. The report consists of three thematic elements. The first half explains the background, goal and current power state of affairs in India.
Different world and nationwide indices are described, in addition to a comparability of the Indian financial system with a number of different international locations is finished to give an perception into how these economies carry out within the power and local weather sectors.
A assessment of all present indices reveals that there is no such thing as a complete index to consider the efficiency of the States within the power sector. A complete SECI ought to ideally cowl affordability, accessibility, effectivity, discom efficiency and local weather friendliness of all types of power.
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