Sanjay Banga, CEO, Tata Power(Delhi): Private players bring efficiencies
With Covid-19 outburst, technology was a big saviour for the power industry in India. Delhi and Mumbai cities are largely controlled by tech, where all service stations are automated to ensure complete visibility and to detect faults quickly. Going forward, smart metering will be used more extensively.
What are your views on the Budget and how much has it addressed problems on the ground?
All the three measures announced are a step in the right direction. Firstly, the tabling of amendments in Parliament is a fantastic step. If the Bill gets tabled as it has been presented, most of the problems relating to the power sector will get resolved. Largely, it gives the regulator complete independence to comply with every issue in the sector. You have to remember