DID YOU KNOW?
India’s per capita electricity consumption is a minuscule 1,200 units a year; the world average is 3,000 units a year
Power Grid has its own telecom venture. Started in 2001, it utilises the spare telecommunication capacity available under Unified Load Dispatch Schemes by leveraging its countrywide power transmission network. It made profits of Rs 560 crore in 2016-17