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Beneficiaries of IPS Subsidy and Impact of Tariff Hike

Beneficiaries of IPS Subsidy and Impact of Tariff Hike Girish Sant Shantanu Dixit Electricity tariff for irrigation pumpsets (IPS) is one of the most controversial issues in the power sector reforms. It is believed that poor agriculturists need this subsidy and without the subsidy, the food prices will substantially increase. Analysed here is the distribution of IPS subsidy among IPS users in Maharashtra, the likely impacts of consumption-based tariff and tariff hike. The analysis shows that flat (Hp-based) tariff results in highly skewed subsidy distribution and is regressive in nature. Most farmers can pay tariff much higher than usually assumed to be possible.

Dabhol Project PPA-Structure and Techno-Economic Implications

Structure and Techno-Economic Implications Girish Sant Shantanu Dixit Subodh Wagle This paper analyses the power purchase agreement (PPA) between Dabhol Power Company (DPC), the Enron subsidiary which is putting up the Dabhol power project, and the Maharashtra Electricity Board (MSEB). The different aspects of the PPA are examined and the techno-economic implications brought out.

A Critique of DEFENDUS

unemployment is not responsible, with its vacuous culture in the commonplace urban milieux for the ideological and practical convergences between chauvinistic movements of Europe and India. The working cultures appear, on the other hand, very typical, without being moreover opposable, despite the standardising influence of modern production methods.


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