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- In the intro, mention the liquidity facility for Discoms announced by the Centre in the last Budget.
- In the body, mention the various factors such as low tariffs, cross-subsidization, long power purchase agreements, unpaid subsidy bill by the state governments, lack of metering and data etc. In the suggestion mention national power distribution company, debit of dues by the RBI, privatisation, linking of state borrowing to the reforms in Discoms etc.
- Conclude by mentioning that Discoms need radical intervention rather than financial packages.