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Government of India
Ministry of Power
28-July-2016 17:27 IST
14 States MoUs Under UDAY Scheme

So far, fourteen States, namely Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Bihar, Punjab, Jammu and Kashmir, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Goa, Karnataka, Manipur and Andhra Pradesh have signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) under Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY). This information was given by Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha, today.

The Minister further informed that as of now, UDAY is applicable to State-owned Power Distribution Companies (DISCOMs) only and therefore, question to invite the private distribution companies to get benefits under UDAY scheme does not arise.