Amendments in the Tariff Policy to ensure 24X7 affordable Power for All

The Union Cabinet in its meeting held on 20th January 2016 has approved the proposal of the Ministry of Power for amendments in the Tariff Policy. For the first time a holistic view of the power sector has been taken and comprehensive amendments have been made in the Tariff Policy 2006. The amendments are also aimed at achieving the objectives of UDAY (Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana) with a focus on 4 Es: Electricity for all, Efficiency to ensure affordable tariffs, Environment for a sustainable future, Ease of doing business to attract investments and ensure financial viability.