Report on Nineteenth electric power survey of India (Volume – III) Part – II (Mega Cities)

The electricity demand forecast is an important input for the planning of the power sector to meet the future power requirement of various sectors of electricity consumption. Therefore, a periodic Electric Power Survey (EPS) of the country is conducted by the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) to assess electricity demand on medium and long term basis. So far, 18 EPS have been conducted. The 19th EPS Committee, constituted by the CEA in June 2015, has decided for carrying out Electric Power Survey of Mega Cities also. Accordingly, this volume III of Electric Power Survey of Mega Cities has been prepared. It was envisaged to include 45 Mega Cities, under this exercise.