Looming Crisis of Indian Power Sector: A Report on Rural Electrification in India

Looming Crisis of Indian Power Sector: A Report on Rural Electrification in India
Authors/editors: Mishra, Rajiv K.
Type: technical report
Publisher: IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin
Date: 2008-02
Full text: http://hdl.handle.net/2152/17683

Description

Critical examination of governance and other socio-economic issues related to rural electrification in India. The report comprises an overview of the power sector in India, with particular attention to Bihar and Jharkhand; a comparative study of rural electrification internationally; a study of the Indian situation using diagnostic analysis, field force analysis, and governance gap analysis, based on surveys of rural electric consumers and utility staff; and a set of recommendations. The author was a Visiting Scholar at the IC² Institute in 2007-2008.

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