Union Minister R.K.Singh said that the power shortage in India has come down from around 4.5% in 2014 to less than 1% today.
The Minister said that rural power availability increased from 12.5 hours in 2015 to around 21 hours today and in urban areas to 23.8 hours.
The total investments made in the power sector in the last 9 years is about 17 lakh crores & the capacity under construction is worth an investment of a further 17.5 lakh crores.
India has 47 GW of hydro capacity installed, 18 GW under construction and 13 GW under various stages of survey and investigation.
India will cross 500 GW of renewable capacity by 2030. The country also has 7 million tonnes of green hydrogen manufacturing lined up.