ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Articles By Namita Sawant

Missing Linkages in the Electricity–Water Nexus in Indian Agriculture

Agriculture electricity supply has been the Achilles heel in the context of electricity policy and subsidy in India. The study summarises all the electricity consumption methods and numbers in the major agricultural states by state electricity regulatory commissions and researchers. Clear disparities in electricity consumption can be seen for some states and crops in the numbers summarised. It highlights the issues with the current methodologies and proposes to develop better methods for estimation of energy consumption in agriculture.