Time is now ripe for a power fund: Piyush Goyal7 min read . Updated: 18 May 2015, 10:51 AM IST
In an interview, the power minister also spoke about encouraging the domestic industry while keeping on the right side of the WTO
New Delhi: Piyush Goyal, minister for power, coal, and new and renewable energy, is a man in a hurry to weed out the lacunae in the country’s energy security. With only a week left for the National Democratic Alliance government to complete one year in office, Goyal, in an interview on board a commercial flight, spoke about revisiting the idea of a power sector fund that would bail out stressed projects, encouraging domestic industry, while keeping on the right side of World Trade Organization (WTO). He also said the government was drawing up a plan with states to clean the mess in the power distribution sector.
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