Delhi DISCOM News Stream

The AAP has taken on the might of the private sector power distribution companies (DISCOM) in Delhi by threatening them with an audit by the Comptroller and Auditor General. It is generally believed that the Discoms have been overcharging consumers by at least 30 to 50 percent and the AAP had made a campaign promise that if voted to power they would slash electricity rates.

CAG has no power over us; Delhi power discoms move court against finance audit

Agency Report | New Delhi | 08:50 PM

Power distribution in Delhi was privatised in 2002, but it was only after the Aam Aadmi Party came to power in the city-state that the L-G in keeping with the AAP demand ordered an audit into the three private power companies. But the companies say the CAG has no authority over them.