Midway through the

Midway through the match there was a heated exchange of words between Indian team director Ravi Shastri and the pitch curator Sudhir Naik after the Proteas had rattled up a mammoth score of 438 for 4 to which India replied with 224 all out to lose the match and the rubber.Mumbai:

Zlatan Ibrahimovic.at PSG, Hazlewood, But if they lose the toss,but outlines the problems,and to date there have been no private investments in the transmission sector. Foreign direct investment dried up in the period 1999-2005; alreadyby 2001they were close to zero Approvals declined to less than a tenth by 1998and reached close to nothing by 2004and so did actuals Legislative policy failures have tremendous consequences So do successes in political management Stillthere are fascinating cases of reform Utilities wishing to involve the private sector in reducing distribution losses may either go for privatisation of certain areasor resort to franchise arrangement for services such as meteringbilling and revenue collection The major cities where distribution has been privatised are KolkataMumbaiDelhiGreater Noida (UP)Ahmedabad and Suratas well as in Orissa Transmission and distribution losses in cities managed by private companies are noticeably lower; the reported distribution losses in these cities in 2008 are: CESCin Kolkata143 per cent; AECin Ahmedabad11 per cent; NDPLin Delhi185 per cent; CESCin Noida8 per cent More recentlyinitial results of the franchising process from difficult areas with large-scale power theftlike Bhiwandi in Maharashtraare encouraging To menew trends are visible in the power sector from what is happening in Bhiwandi and Agra The Uttar Pradesh government decided to hand over distribution in Agra and Kanpur to a private company on a franchise basis The Agra system is on and Ahmedabad-based Torrent has been awarded an input-based franchisee management contractof a kind implemented in Delhi Losses have to be reduced to 15 per cent in seven years This is India on the go The authorities have accepted that they will bear some part of the costs of distributing electricity butsubject to thatthe real cost of power will be charged from the consumerwith regulators checking the calculations If the regulators do not meet transparency requirementsthe private distributor can go to the court There are a number of adjunct technological improvements plannedincluding IT applications in accountingbilling and meeting consumer grievances Also the characteristics of special consumers will be monitored and used for management purposes And there are interesting practices being adopted by distribution utilities across India In Delhian IT-based application provides a comprehensive and centralised record of revenue recovery from various consumer segments Andhra Pradeshsimilarlyhas a customer information management and analysis tool; so does Bhiwandifor monitoringmeteringbilling and collection In Assamrural distribution franchisees operate on behalf of the three distribution companies Irrigation pumping loads are controlled by using programmable controllerswhich can switch pumping loads in or out depending on the demand schedule so that theres continuous three-phase power supply to non-irrigation loads Reform at the macro level has been slow But there are stillevidentlymany interesting applications being thought of Were thereat a political levela bit of song and dance about accelerating reformIndia could really take off The writera former Union ministeris chairmanInstitute of Rural ManagementAnand [email protected] For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Manoj Dattatrye More | Pune | Published: March 28 2016 12:15 am Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation Related News AHEAD OF the next year’s civic elections the Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation seems to be leaving no stone unturned to convert the ward of NCP House leader Mangala Kadam into a “model ward” In a latest move which has created a stir among corporators the PCMC has decided to make a special provision of Rs 650 crore for installing streetlights in the “model ward” leading to a steep difference in the cost of streetlights installed in other 128 wards The Sambhajinagar-Shahunagar ward of Mangala Kadam was picked for PCMC’s “model ward” plan last year Along with it two other wards from Sangvi were also picked All the three were wards from where NCP corporators were elected Share This Article Related Article Nearly Rs 15 crore has been reserved for setting up various projects in the “model ward” Earlier this week the civic standing committee approved Rs 650 crore for installing streetlights across the ward As a result over 400 existing lights poles would be uprooted and dumped “The old streetlights would be replaced by latest versions of decorative streets lights” said PCMC executive engineer Pravin Ghode Civic officials said the decorated LED poles would be of different quality and cost than the light poles installed in other wards “The LED decorative poles would be a visual treat From 12 midnight to 5 am it would operate on low voltage and would be cost-effective” said Ghode However the cost of purchasing each street pole is set to dent a huge hole in the PCMC pockets Each street light is going to cost around Rs 24000 more than those installed in other wards “Over 400 new streets lights are being installed One can imagine the amount that would be spent on installing lights in this particular ward while ignoring other wards There are nearly 20 villages that were merged with PCMC over 20 years back They do not even have the basic facility of proper street lights In such a situation it is improper on the part of PCMC to put in so much money on one particular ward” said BJP corporator Seema Savle Corporator Mangala Kadam who is NCP’s House leader and also former mayor said the street lights are being replaced as all the poles have become old and most of them are non-functional Ghode however said the amount of Rs 650 crore was reserved for both streets lights and related MSEDCL light work When contacted Municipal Commissioner Rajeev Jadhav said “Since the ward has been selected as model ward we are doing everything possible to make it look like a model ward” Jadhav said they have not decided the fate of the other two model wards “Till this one is complete we can’t say anything about the other two wards” he said Meanwhile Sambhajinagar-Shahunagar ward is also witnessing “special colour-combination” when it comes to roads footpath and trees “We have appointed architects and consultants to specially look into this colour combination concept” said Kadam Kadam said in the last three years nothing much has happened in the ward “Only in the past few months the pace of development work has picked up We are going to set up a computer hall renovate gyms and get the long-pending swimming pool work started” she said Kadam said the sewage water will soon be recycled in several homes of the ward We are setting up a project wherein the sewage water will be recycled and provided to residences for use in gardens and toilets” she said BJP leader Sarang Kamtekar said injustice is being done by PCMC to other underdeveloped wards by favouring one ward “Once we get the papers of the proposal passed by the standing committee for streetlights we will take up the issue with the civic administration” he said For all the latest Pune News download Indian Express App More Related News is on an unbeaten 18 match streak,By: Express Web Desk | Updated: February 13 2015 5:15 am Top News City-based organisation Maharashtra Vriksha Samvardhini (MVS) is working on an ambitious project to identify and mark all devrais – sacred groves – in Ambegaon district in Maharashtra. “I think anybody’s who has made a movie in our industry is outstanding and inspirational.

For all the latest Sports News,twitter. download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: IANS | New Delhi | Published: March 15,By: Reuters | Barcelona | Published: September 13 The decision, Officials said Gosikhurd was among the 26 major irrigation projects listed under the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchan Yojana (PMKSY). She was going through a very rough patch in her life.(Pratyusha Banerjee’s parents and boyfriend Rahul Raj reach hospital, Founder of Alternative Realities, lined by the homeless of this city.

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