Gujarat bought power worth Rs.2,000 crore in 2 years
Gujarat government has claimed that in the years 2015 and 2016, it had purchased power worth Rs.2,035 crore from the state government, central government and private power companies. During the same span of time, the government also collected more than Rs.12,000 crore as fuel adjustment cost from consumers in the state. The government said that demand for electricity in 2015 was 80,374 million units, which in 2016 increased to 81,002 million units. However, the cost of power purchased in 2015 was Rs.1,099 crore while in 2016 it was Rs.936 crore.