Central government has started Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana official website. You can check UDAY state ranking list as well as UDAY Discom (Power Department) ranking both of which are updated recently. Also check UDAY Yojana benefits, activities, objectives, impact and salient featues.

UDAY State Ranking List

  • Karnataka
  • Haryana
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Uttar Pradesh
  • Assam
  • Kerala
  • Rajasthan
  • Himachal Pradesh
  • Gujarat
  • Andhra Pradesh
  • Jharkhand
  • Arunachal Pradesh
  • Bihar
  • Telangana
  • Maharashtra
  • Manipur
  • Punjab
  • Meghalaya
  • Uttarakhand
  • Mizoram
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Goa
  • Jammu and Kashmir
  • Sikkim
  • Chhattisgarh
  • Dadra and Nagar Havel
  • Puducherry
  • Daman and Diu
  • Tripura
  • Lakshadweep

UDAY Discom (Power Department) Ranking

  • Mangalore Electricity Supply Company Ltd (MESCOM)
  • Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Ltd (BESCOM)
  • Chamundeshwari Electricity Supply Corporation Ltd (CESC)
  • Gulbarga Electricity Supply Company Ltd (GESCOM)
  • Hubli Electricity Supply Company Ltd (HESCOM)
  • Jodhpur Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited (JdVVNL)
  • Andhra Pradesh Eastern Power Distribution Company Ltd (APEPDCL)
  • Ajmer Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited (AVVNL)
  • Assam Power Distribution Company Ltd. (APDCL)
  • Madhya Pradesh Poorv Kshetra Vidyut Vitaran Company Ltd (MPPoKVVCL)
  • Himachal Pradesh State Electricity Board (HPSEB)
  • Purvanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited (PUVVNL)
  • Uttar Gujarat Vij Company Limited (UGVCL)
  • Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam Limited (DHBVNL)
  • Kerala State Electricity Board Limited (KESBL)
  • Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam Limited (UHBVNL)
  • Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Co. Ltd (MSEDCL)
  • Dakshin Gujarat Vij Company Limited (DGVCL)
  • Kanpur Electricity Supply Company Limited (KESCO)
  • Madhya Gujarat Vij Company Limited (MGVCL)
  • Madhya Pradesh Madhya Kshetra Vidyut Vitaran Company Ltd (MPMKVVCL)
  • Madhya Pradesh Paschim Kshetra Vidyut Vitaran Company Ltd. (MPPKVVCL)
  • Paschim Gujarat Vij Company Limited (PGVCL)
  • Dakshinanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited (DVVNL)
  • Paschimanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited (PSVVNL)
  • Andhra Pradesh Southern Power Distribution Company Ltd (APSPDCL)
  • Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam Limited (JBVNL)
  • Madhyanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited (MVVNL)
  • North Bihar Power Distribution Company Limited (NBPDCL)
  • Uttarakhand Power Corporation Limited (UPCL)
  • Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Ltd. (TANGEDCO)
  • Northern Power Distribution Company of Telangana Ltd (TSNPDCL)
  • Department of Power, Arunachal Pradesh (APED)
  • Manipur State Power Distribution Company Ltd. (MSPDCL)
  • Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL)
  • Southern Power Distribution Company of Telangana Ltd (TSSPDCL)
  • Chhattisgarh State Power Distribution Company Ltd (CSPDCL)
  • South Bihar Power Distribution Company Limited (SBPDCL)
  • Meghalaya Power Distribution Corporation Limited (MePDCL)
  • Jaipur Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited (JVVNL)
  • Power & Electricity Department Government of Mizoram (PEDGM)
  • Goa Electricity Department (Goa-ED)
  • Energy and Power Department Government of Sikkim (EPDGS)
  • Jammu & Kashmir Power Development Department (J&K-PDD)
  • Electricity Department of Puducherry (ED-Puducherry)
  • Dadra and Nagar Haveli Power Distribution Corporation Ltd (DNHPDCL)
  • Tripura State Electricity Corporation Limited (TSECL)
  • Daman and Diu Electricity Department (ED-DD)
Data is taken from Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana official website i.e https://uday.gov.in/

About Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY)

Ministry of Power, GoI launched Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) which was approved by Union Cabinet on 5th November, 2015. The scheme envisages:
  • Financial Turnaround
  • Operational improvement
  • Reduction of cost of generation of power
  • Development of Renewable Energy
  • Energy efficiency & conservation

Activities under UDAY Yojana

  • Feeder Metering
  • DT Metering
  • Consumer indexing & GIS Mapping
  • Upgradation of DT, Meters etc
  • Smart meter for consumers
  • AT&C losses
  • Elimination ACS-ARR gap

Benefits to Participating States

  • Reduction in Cost of power through Central Support
  • Increased supply of domestic coal
  • Allocation of coal linkages at notified prices
  • Coal price rationalization
  • Coal linkage rationalization & allowing coal swaps
  • Supply of washed & crushed coal
  • Additional coal at notified prices
  • Faster completion of Interstate Transmission lines
  • Power purchase through transparent competitive bidding
Additional priority funding under DDUGJY, IPDS, etc.

Impact of Uday Scheme

  • Financially & Operationally sound DISCOMs
  • Increased demand for power
  • Improvement in PLF of generating plants
  • Reduction in stressed assets
  • Availability of cheaper funds
  • Increased capital investment
  • Development of Renewable Energy sector
Ultimately, availability of 24*7 Power For All at affordable price

Salient Features of UDAY Yojana

For Financial Turnaround

  • States will take over 75% of the DISCOM debt.
  • States to issue non-SLR including SDL bonds, to take over debt and transfer the proceeds to DISCOMs in a mix of grant, loan, equity.
  • Maturity period of bonds - 10-15 years.
  • Moratorium period - up to 5 years.
  • Rate - G-sec plus 0.5% spread plus 0.25% spread for non-SLR.
  • Borrowing not to be included for calculating fiscal deficit of the State.

Achieving Financial Turnaround

Balance 25% of debt to remain with the DISCOMs in the following manner:
  • Issued as State-backed DISCOM bonds; or Re-priced by Banks/FIs at interest rate not more than bank base rate + 0.10%
  • States to take over future losses of DISCOMs as per trajectory in a graded manner. 
  • Balance losses to be financed through State bonds or DISCOM bonds backed by State Govt guarantee, to the extent of loss trajectory finalised with MoP.
  • Jharkhand and J&K given special dispensation for take over of outstanding CPSU dues.
If you want to get more details, access UDAY Portal dashboard at uday.gov.in.