To disseminate power sector information and facilitate data capture from generation, transmission and distribution utilities in the country, a National Power Portal(NPP) has been launched.
This is a centralised platform launched by R K Singh, Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy.
The portal will also provide various analysed reports, graphs, statistics for generation, transmission and distribution at all India, region, state level for central, state and private sector.
The portal will also act as an interface for all power sector apps launched previously by the Ministry, like TARANG, UJALA, VIDYUT PRAVAH, GARV, URJA, MERIT.
The stakeholders of NPP are Ministry of Power (MoP), CEA, PFC for Integrated Power Development Scheme(IPDS), REC for Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY), other power sector utilities in government as well as private sector, Apex Bodies, other government organizations and public users.
The Nodal Agency for implementation of NPP and its operational control is CEA. The systemhas been conceptualized, designed and developed by National Informatics Centre (NIC).