The Centre has set the reform process in motion. This has already made a difference but the full impact will be felt only in the long run

The Indian power sector has been a hotbed of activity since the NDA government took over the reins two years ago. From providing a lifeline to the ailing state-owned power distribution utilities (discoms) in the form of UDAY (Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana) to ramping up the country’s traditionally neglected transmission network to boosting domestic coal supply, providing subsidised gas to stra...