Prayas (Energy Group) organised a two day experience sharing workshop for civil society organisations, consumer groups and researchers active in the power sector in various states in India. The workshop was held on the 3rd and 4th of September 2018 at Hyderabad.
As part of the deliberations in the workshop, a joint statement was signed by forty eight representatives of consumer groups and researchers from various states. The statement details urgent actions that are necessary to improve electricity supply and service delivery in Indian states.
The statement has evolved based on discussion on the challenges before the sector, drawing from the lessons and insights from the past engagement by various organisations, groups and individuals keeping in mind age-old challenges, emerging trends, growing aspirations and the need for increase in institutional capacity among power sector agencies.