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- In the intro, mention the recent report of Niti Aayog that has assessed the losses of discoms to be about Rs 90,000 crore in 2020-21.
- In the body, mention the governance issues with the reform-linked schemes, issues in the parameter of loss and difference between ACS and ARR. In the suggestion mention privatisation of discoms and providing transitional support to discoms which are privatised under public-private partnership mode.
- Conclude by mention the need for a new approach to deal with the issues of discoms.