Coal crisis: Is India heading for a blackout? What we know so far
Due to high international prices of coal, supply of power even under PPAs by import based power plants has reduced by almost 30 % while domestic based power supply has gone up nearly 24 % in H1 of this year, according to the government
Amid concerns being expressed about a possible power crisis in the wake of reports of coal shortage in the country, the government has once again assured that there is ample coal available in the country to meet the demand for power plants. The government also clarified that any fear of disruption in power supply is entirely misplaced.