Power Minister Launches “Reform and Regulatory Knowledge base for Power Sector

Source: PIB

What is the News?

The Union Minister for Power has launched a “Reform and regulatory knowledge base for the power sector” and a “Regulatory Data Dashboard Program”. These initiatives have been developed by IIT Kanpur.

About Reform and regulatory knowledge base for the power sector:

  • It is an e-certification program to provide regulatory training to practitioners from diverse backgrounds through virtual mode.
Read more: NITI Aayog and RMI Release a Report on Power Distribution Sector

About Regulatory Data Dashboard Program:

  • Regulatory Data Dashboard is an e-compendium of data containing State-wise details of tariff and DISCOM performance.
  • The dashboard would assist in benchmarking the sector performance, over time and across the power sector utilities. 
  • This would help regulators and policymakers as well as the entities themselves to identify areas for improvement
Read more: “Reform-based and result-linked scheme” to revive discoms
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