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

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Making Maharashtra State Electricity Board Commercially Viable

Making Maharashtra State Electricity Board Commercially Viable

Most state electricity boards (SEBs) are incurring large losses. Their nationwide total annual loss was estimated at Rs 10,684 crore in 1997-98. This has emerged as a major constraint on the reform of the power sector. A case study of the Maharashtra State Electricity Board (MSEB) leads to the conclusion that tariff increase, capital restructuring and measures to improve technical performance and managerial efficiency can bring about a substantial improvement in the financial position of the MSEB.

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