Impact of Information Technology on Power Management in Karnataka with Special Reference to KPCL


The power sector is considered very critical for the economic development of the country. Because of this criticality, it is essential that the sector need to continuously achieve high degree of productivity and efficiency in its operations. Adoption of Information Technology is one of the key drivers to achieve productivity and efficiency improvements.

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The websites provided references which are available on-line and helped in better understanding of the research work. The information were retrieved during the month July, 2011. - The official website of KPCL, which provides project information, financial information, technical information and technical details of the projects. - The Indian Energy Portal website provides insight into Indian as well as global energy scenarios in terms of resources, demands, supply and installations, reforms and restructuring. - The official website of the Ministry of Power, Government of India provides information on Indian electricity scenario, acts and notifications, research and training, energy conservation measures and most importantly new government policies and programmes. The website provided complete information about policies such as tarisff policy, rural electrification policy, amendments etc. - The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) website gives information regarding electricity tariffs and transparent policies regarding tariffs. Various reports of market monitoring such as Short-term Power Market, Latest regulations, Analysis of various reports were also available in the website.


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