Tag: rural areas

  • Odisha utility scripts major fall in power losses in rural areas

    Odisha utility scripts major fall in power losses in rural areas

    By Biswajit Choudhury, Bhubaneswar : A private electricity distribution company (discom) is scripting a remarkable story of cutting its aggregate technical and commercial (AT&C) losses in rural Odisha, which remains one of only two states not to have joined the Centre’s Uday debt restructuring scheme for the hugely indebted Indian state discoms. Feedback Energy Distribution…

  • China approves $22 bn rural net upgrading

    China approves $22 bn rural net upgrading

    Beijing:(IANS) China has unveiled a 140 billion yuan ($22 billion) plan for upgrading its internet infrastructure and the development of its logistics industry in rural areas, the media reported on Thursday. A meeting of the State Council presided over by Prime Minister Li Keqiang on Wednesday decided to allocate more central government funds to building…