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

A+| A| A-

INDUSTRY-Convertibility Made Painless

which again are underutilised, have only further disoriented efforts for an integrated power system. This is all the more unfortunate when indigenous capability has developed for manufacture and installation and maintenance of generation capacity and transmission systems. The need is for the creation of right conditions for the BHEL, the public sector undertaking engaged in the manufacture; of power plant and equipment, to combine meaningfully with professionally competent and tech' nically oriented managements of SEBs for the development of the national power system. It is to be hoped that the ten-year power plan proposed to be drawn up will be built on such sound foundations. It may be useful in this context to refer to the outstanding performance of the National Thermal Power corporation in the construction of the super thermal stations at pitheads. Ironically, it is the support of World Bank financing in this case which has relieved the Corporation of a great deal of the bottlenecks in implementation and enabled sound management policies to show results.

Dear reader,

To continue reading, become a subscriber.

Explore our attractive subscription offers.

Click here


(-) Hide

EPW looks forward to your comments. Please note that comments are moderated as per our comments policy. They may take some time to appear. A comment, if suitable, may be selected for publication in the Letters pages of EPW.

Back to Top