The purported objectives of the project are to improve the performance of the electricity distribution in the state of Rajasthan. The operation supports the state Government's efforts to create a sustainable and commercially oriented electricity distribution sector. The operations supported under this program consist of three pillars, which are:
(a) Strengthening the Governance Framework: Measures supported under this pillar seek to provide more operational autonomy to the utilities, institute employee accountability for utility performance, and strengthen the corporate governance framework of the utilities.
(b) Enhancing policies to Restructure its Finances: The policy reforms supported under this pillar are aimed at bringing financial sustainability to the electricity distribution sector.
(c) Improving Operational Performance: Measures under this pillar are aimed at improving enhancing transparency in energy consumption, reducing losses and modernizing the monitoring and control of the distribution network.
This is a World Bank development policy loan.
Contact: Mr. Rohit Mittal
Title: Senior Energy Specialist, World Bank
Tel: +91 11 4924 7000
Contact: Mr. Frederico Gil Sander
Title: Lead Economist, World Bank
Contact: Ms. Bandana Preyashi
Title: Director (MI), DEA, Ministry of Finance
Contact: Mr. Sanjay Malhotra
Title: Principal Secretary (Energy), Government of Rajasthan
Tel: +91 141 274 0118
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