Govt to re-examine Hydro power policy: Piyush Goyal, Mos (IC), Power, Coal, Mines, New and Renewable Energy

16 June, 2017


Taking into account the proceedings of ASSOCHAM's Round Table, the Hon'ble Minister for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy, Shri Piyush Goyal, stated that the govt will have another look at the country's Hydropower policy. The minister was speaking on the sidelines of the Round Table held on 28th June 2017. The minister also cleared the air on the proposal for splitting Coal India. While the ministry was cognizant of Niti Aayog's recommendations on the subject, he said that no such proposal was under consideration.

Responding to the question, whether the recent Cyber-attacks posed a threat to the digital infrastructure behind India's energy setup, the minister stated that the govt was taking all measures to counter such threats.