Direct Delivery of Power Subsidy to Agriculture in India


Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All)
Mohinder Gulati
Sanjay Pahuja
1 January 2015

This report describes how India is at the cusp of accelerating its economic growth, and industrial growth and improvements in agricultural productivity, though requiring electricity to propel production, are critical for creating jobs. The authors offer solutions to what they call one of the most intractable problems of the Indian power sector: whether Indian states can rise to the challenge of improving their power sector to meet rising demand for electricity.