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Karnataka s Power Sector-Some Revelations

Karnataka 's power sector uses the irrigation pump sets (IPS) package to hide many of its technical and commercial shortcomings, in particular its transmission and distribution losses. It can also allege 'shortages' and even 'crises' which are fertile ground for malpractices in the provision of connections, connected load and (legal and illegal) electricity consumption. They also 'justify' the invitations to private power with all the associated benefits, particularly in the case of foreign private power.

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