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Union ministry of Power UDAY Yojana in 17 states for DISCOM firm



Union Ministry of power launches UDAY scheme to provide adequate finance to the DISCOM companies

Union Ministry of Power has launched UDAY scheme for financial assistance to the Power Distribution Companies.

Earlier Jharkhand, Gujarat, Chhattisgarh, Punjab Haryana and many other 16 states joined this scheme.

Maharashta joined and became the 17th state to join

 Maharashtra became the 17th state to join Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) scheme.

This scheme was initiated by the government of India to get the solution of the financial mess in the power distribution.

The UDAY scheme was launched by the Minister of State for power, coal and renewable energy, Shri Piyush Goyal in November 2015.

The states can convert their shares into bonds and can raise the fund from the public as well.

This Scheme will enable the states to make DISCOM companies’ financially healthy and also ensures to reduce the interest cost of the DISCOM companies. 


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