Power Ministry CPSEs incur capital expenditure of 40395.34 Cr till December end

Ministry of Power
Ministry of Power

CPSEs under Ministry of Power have incurred capital expenditure (capex) of Rs. 40395.34 crore till the month of December during FY 2021-22. This is 47% higher than the expenditure incurred during the corresponding period of FY 2020-21.

Thus, the capex performance of the Ministry is significantly better compared to the previous year. It is to be noted that the CPSEs have also collectively met 80% of the capex target of FY 2021-22, i.e. Rs.50,690.52 crore. The top performers among the power sector CPSEs include PowerGrid (90.6%), SJVN (90.19%) NTPC (86.5%) and THDC (85.38%) .

The Ministry of Power has laid a strong emphasis on accelerating the pace the capital expenditure of the power sector projects. Regular monitoring and reviews are held to resolve issues hindering the implementation of the projects.

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