Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) has started functioning imparting technical education at higher level in Odisha as per a policy decision of Govt. of India. The campus of the institute is under construction at Argul near Bhubaneswar. The Govt. of Odisha have entrusted the work of electrification of the institute and its campus to the Energy Department.
In order to provide ultra-modern facilities with all comfort to tourists and to increase State revenue from tourism industry, Government of Odisha have decided to launch a mega project at Puri by developing infrastructure facilities such as modern hotel, amusement park, etc. in the sea beach at Puri namely, Samuka Beach Project. Since, electricity is a prime requirement of this project in huge scale, the Department of Energy, Govt. of Odisha is entrusted with this task.
In order to ensure “Electricity to all”, the State Govt. have launched a scheme in the year 2007-08 namely, “Biju Gram Jyoti Yojana” to electrify villages/habitation having less than 100 population those are not covered under RGGVY. There was a target for electrification of 10,000 villages/ habitations during the 11th Five Year Plan under the scheme, which have already been achieved. The target for the 12th Plan Period has not been fixed yet.
For providing access to electricity to the people living in unelectrified areas of urban local bodies, the State Government have launched a flagship programme namely, Biju Saharanchala Vidyutikar Yojana (BSVY) during the year 2010-11. Under the scheme, unelectrified villages/yards with population of less than 100 along with BPL household electrification and system improvement are taken up. Three(3) Municipal Corporations, 37 Municipalities and 63 NACs of the State have been covered under the Scheme.
The RGGVY scheme is a flagship programme of Govt. of India for providing electricity facilities to the rural people & people under Below Poverty Line. The scheme is implemented by a Central Government organization i.e. by Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) in whose favour the total fund required for the scheme is released and 90% of the same is provided to Central Public Sector Undertakings viz namely, NTPC, NHPC and PGCIL for execution of the scheme.
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An Act to consolidate the laws relating to generation, transmission, distribution, trading and use of electricity and generally for taking measures conducive to
development of electricity industry, promoting competition therein, protecting interest of consumers and supply of electricity to all areas, rationalization of
electricity tariff, ensuring transparent policies regarding subsidies, promotion of efficient and environmentally benign policies, constitution of Central Electricity Authority, Regulatory Commissions and establishment of Appellate Tribunal and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
An Act to provide for the Restructing of the Electricity Industry for the Rationalisation of the Generation, Transmission, Distribution and Supply of Electricity for Avenues for Participation of Private Sector Entrepreneurs in the Electricity Industry and Generally for taking Measures conducive to the Development and Management, of the Electricity Industry in the State in an Efficient Economic and Competitive manner including the Constitution of an Electricity Regulatory Commission for the State and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.