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Covid-19 Economic Stimulus and State-level Power Sector Performance: Analyzing the Efficiency Parameters

Amandeep Kaur (), Lekha Chakraborty () and Divy Rangan ()
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Amandeep Kaur: National Institute of Public Finance and Policy
Lekha Chakraborty: National Institute of Public Finance and Policy

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Abstract: Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of India, as part of economic stimulus package, increased the borrowing limit of the States from 3 to 5 per cent of GSDP. The power sector reform at the State-level is one of the criteria to avail this extra-borrowing. We analyse the efficiency parameters of power sector and observe that there are statewise differentials in the financial and operational indicators of power sector. We notice that the average AT C (Aggregate Technical and Commercial) losses that should have been 15

Pages: 55
Date: 2021-03
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Note: Working Paper 333, 2021
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